The Department of Psychology is seeking a Research Associate (Lead Statistician) for the System exChange Research and Evaluation Team led by Dr. Foster-Fishman. The Research Associate will be responsible for planning and conducting quantitative data analysis, including data management, quality control and reporting.
The lead statistician is an integral member of the System exChange Research and Evaluation Team led by Dr. Foster-Fishman. This team works on understanding and promoting community systems change in a fast-paced real-time work environment. The statistician hired for this position will have primary responsibility for planning and conducting the quantitative data analysis for a variety of evaluation and research projects, including: translating research questions into appropriate statistical analyses; creating data analysis plans; managing and integrating data sets; analyzing complex data through descriptive and inferential statistical analyses; and supporting project teams across a variety of analytic support needs. The statistician works closely with other team leads to write and create reports that are high-quality and user-friendly for our partner communities.
Doctorate -Evaluation/Statistics or Social Sciences
Completion of a doctoral degree program in a social sciences area, evaluation/statistics or related field. Applicants must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree or must be able to demonstrate that they have made sufficient progress towards degree completion. Conferred degree required prior to starting the position.
4-6 years related work experience in quantitative research and statistical analysis; research methodologies, writing reports, data interpretation and handling
Extensive computer skills including SPSS, Qualtrics and HLM
4-6 years of statistics experience including experience with community-based evaluation and research.
Background in evaluation theory and practice
Experience in SEM and network data analysis desired
Experience writing statistic findings for lay and academic audiences
Required Application Materials
Cover Letter expressing interest in the position
CV or Resume
3 professional references with contact information
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