Data Scientist (SIDIAP)

Centre / Institution:
University Institute in Primary Care Research Jordi Gol
Bioinformatics expertise:
Biostatistics, Text Mining

Job description

Jordi Gol University Research Institute for Primary Care needs a person with experience to join the SIDIAP unit (Information System for the Development of Research in Primary Care). SIDIAP is an innovative research platform based on computerised medical history with a wide variety of national and international projects underway ( It is formed by an interdisciplinary group that develops new tools, maintains and improves existing ones and gives support for research groups.

Essential Selection Criteria:

· University studies in the field of engineering, statistics or mathematics.

· Good level of English, C or higher.

· Knowledge of Spanish by foreigners.

· Experience and knowledge in the field of Big Data.

· Knowledge of descriptive and analytical statistics.

· Knowledge of data processing support tools such as R or Python.

· Knowledge of development tools such as Docker and Git.

· Knowledge of relational and SQL databases

Desired skills and expertise


· Develop new analytical data validation tools.

· Optimisation and automation of large data processing processes.

· Use and improvement of the SIDIAP database.

· Carrying out research projects in the SIDIAP environment.


Desirable Selection Criteria:

· Previous experience in the field of data science.

· Results-oriented analytical profile.

· The ability to work in a team.

· Experience working with databases, especially electronic health records.

· The ability to innovate.

· Knowledge of common data models and / or OHDSI tools.

· Experience in free text handling.


Professional skills:

· Ability to manage relationships with different professional profiles at national and international level.

· Problem solving.

· Project management skills.

· Initiative and work autonomy.

· Teamwork.

· Ability to innovate.