Title:  Data Analytics Associate

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $51,256 - $80,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  10227


This position is located within IQuESt, the Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety. We are the largest center for Health Services Research within the Southwest. We conduct high-quality scientific research that improves the health of patients across the nation, by helping to ensure the patient-centered delivery of scientific discoveries.

Job Duties

  • Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. 
  • In partnership with research investigators, documents data extraction, data preparation (including linking datasets), data management, and data analysis plans for research projects. 
  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents and maintains programs that support answering a range of research questions. Includes designing for reproducibility through programming and documentation that maps the path from original datasets through quality checks and analysis decisions to analysis output. 
  • Designs and develops research software.
  • Designs and develops research databases (e.g., using MS Access) for research participant recruiting and tracking and/or for research project data management.
  • Provides technical expertise as an essential member of collaborative research teams. 
  • Extracts, manages, and analyzes data in a cloud-computing environment (e.g., VA VINCI). 
  • Organizes and manipulates administrative health care data and electronic health record data to support answering health services research questions. 
  • Monitors changes to data sources that may affect data quality or usefulness. 
  • Alerts team members to potential data quality issues. 
  • Communicates with corporate data warehouse managers on behalf of the project team for data acquisition and troubleshooting.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field. 
  • Experience with SQL, SAS, and other statistical software. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication are essential to success in this role on collaborative research teams.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.