Data Analyst

Research Triangle Park, NC
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Salary: Minimum salary $60,000; offer commensurate with experience
Created: June 18, 2021


The North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBiotech) seeks a creative problem solver and curious mind to join the Life Science Intelligence (LSI) team as a Data Analyst. Please apply with a cover letter and resume by Friday, July 2nd.

Life Science Intelligence 

The Life Science Intelligence (LSI) team enables the success of NCBiotech staff as well as external clients in life science companies and organizations. We do this by conducting secondary research to develop custom reports, data analysis and visualizations and by designing in-house tools to maintain and deliver comprehensive and accurate data about the life sciences industry in the state. Critical to this effort is our life science Company Directory (  

The Data Analyst will work with the LSI team to create, maintain and share data from custom databases to deliver actionable intelligence to stakeholders at the Center and in the state.

 Essential Duties

  • Discovers, classifies and maintains data in NCBiotech’s client relationship management system or other software applications, with full accountability for the Company Directory.
  • Manages the technical aspects of collecting, reporting and visualizing the Center’s impact metrics.
  • Answers a wide range of broad and complex factual and speculative questions using available databases and other resources for both internal staff and external clients.
  • Serves as a liaison to other Center units.
  • Manages the LSI intern program for library and information science students.
  • Consults with internal staff in the development of new data tools and resources; in the appropriate use of existing software applications; and in creative solutions for information storage and retrieval problems.  
  • Serves on a variety of departmental and interdepartmental teams.
  • Communicates the value of the team’s work and assists in marketing LSI services by fostering relationships within the life sciences community. Attends and/or presents at networking events as a representative of the unit and looks for opportunities to reach new clients.  
  • Contributes to the staff’s data literacy and research abilities by teaching short sessions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of relational databases.
  • Experience working with a specific taxonomy or cataloging/tagging schema.
  • Experience creating, maintaining and reporting from custom databases, with an emphasis on data integrity.
  • Experience with visualization tools and techniques preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Center staff and external clients.
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite with advanced knowledge of Excel. Proficiency with Tableau and/or PowerBI preferred.
  • Demonstrated curiosity and creative problem solving.

 Minimum Education. Skills and Experience Required

A Master’s degree in data, library or information sciences. At least one year of experience managing a database preferred.


Transforming Life Science and North Carolina

About NCBiotech

Here in North Carolina, NCBiotech catalyzes the many different transformations that are improving the quality of life around the world.  We connect companies with university researchers and introduce entrepreneurs to potential funders.  Transformation even happens on an individual level as job seekers find their dream opportunity in the life science field.

North Carolina is leading the push toward better healthcare, faster diagnostics and more sustainable food production all the while, creating jobs right here in our state.  This economic transformation is why the General Assembly has funded us for three decades, and continues its commitment today.

NCBiotech's Team

We are a team of about 70, mostly working in RTP, with satellite offices in Asheville, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greenville and Wilmington.  We are all experts in some aspect of life science research, or financing, or policy.  We also bring our experience in supporting roles such as market research, communications, accounting, and meeting planning to contribute to the growth of this significant industry in North Carolina. 

We are not a startup but we think like one.  We are not a widespread multinational company, but we cast a long shadow.  We are not a research lab but we know what it takes to move ideas forward.

We know our science, our data and high finance.  We connect to our communities, our state and our world. We act, every day, to transform life science and North Carolina.

Last updated: Friday, June 18, 2021 21:57 UTC