Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Data Integrity Assistant II position involves being responsible for assisting with data management for all data collected in an ongoing longitudinal study of the effects of the timing of prenatal stress on childhood regulatory functioning and early markers of psychopathology. There are multiple waves of in-person data collection, as well as multiple online assessments that are completed at regular intervals. This position will be responsible for data organization such that it is regularly prepared for PIs and other investigators (e.g. postdocs and graduate students) to use for data analysis for papers and presentations. Specifically, this will involve coordination, downloading, cleaning, merging, and writing syntax for scales for survey data, and cleaning and merging biological data reports, and managing coding datasets for observational data. This position will also involve supervising undergraduate research assistants assigned to this team.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge normally acquired from specialized training such as that acquired in one year of Data Processing, Key Punching or database entry; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in data processing, key entry or database entry; requires spreadsheet and word processing experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor's degree in a social science or computer science where work with databases was required
Ability to grasp the overall picture to understand how the data connects to the research design and methods for the overall study
Experience supervising undergraduate research assistants
Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team
Experience with Qualtrics
Description of End Date
This is a limited term dated position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Bidding eligibility ends on 3/31/20 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 641253
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