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UT Health Data Control Analyst - Neurosurgery Lab in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Data Control Analyst - Neurosurgery Lab

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Information Technology

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 180001YY

Position Summary:

This position will encompass individual projects as well as collaboration within the Lab and potentially PI’s who work with the Lab. The successful applicant will be expected to leverage their computer programming skills to assist in data processing or problem solving related to the projects of other lab members.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Performs statistical analyses associated with projects.

  2. Responsible for managing and maintaining data for multiple research projects or efforts.

  3. Creates, supports, and troubleshoots tools or software used to manage and analyze data.

  4. Assesses the quality of data; develops and maintains quality requirements and controls for databases; establishes data standards and business rules.

  5. Designs database queries and compiles, analyzes, and reports statistical data for projects.

  6. Reviews and evaluates available tools, methodologies, best practices, and techniques to optimize data management activities.

  7. Performs other duties as assigned.


Proficiency in Matlab or Python

Fluency with Intracranial recordings and EEG data

Proficiency with Machine Learning algorithms and classifiers for neural time series data from intracranial recordings

Knowledge and understanding of neural networks design and validation

Knowledge of linear and nonlinear methods of deriving connectivity between brain regions



Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or related field.


Three (3) years of experience with complex databases.

Prefer Masters degree in computer science, or PhD.

Minimum Experience:

Minimum 2 years of prior lab experience is required.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects. This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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