Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) The position will support identifying areas vulnerable to both COVID and the opioid epidemic, and then making insights both available and accessible to a wide variety of stakeholders.
2) The Community Mapping Analyst will be a core participant on all aspects of this research, including the geospatial methodological extensions, empirical applications, and translation of insights to health professionals, business leaders, and community stakeholders.
3) They will also be closely involved in the geospatial software development and will collaborate on the empirical research applications.
4) In consultation with the project leadership, they will collect and organize data into data base systems, design, run and interpret the results of spatial statistical procedures, design and implement spatial decision support systems, participate in the writing of reports and scholarly publications, and presents results in scholarly meetings and other public fora.
5) The research specialist will also provide analytic training and support for stakeholders through community management, research blog supervision, and by conducting training sessions. 6) The position will support identifying areas vulnerable to both COVID and the opioid epidemic, and then making insights both available and accessible to a wide variety of stakeholders.Â This position can be renewed for up to four years.
Unit-preferred Competencies 1)Ability to train others. Â 2) Knowledge in relevant scientific field. Â 3) Knowledge of research techniques or methods. Â 4) Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures. Â 5) Analytical skills. Â 6) Problem-solving skills. Â 7) Attention to detail. Â 8) Organizational skills. Â 9) Verbal and written communication skills. Â 10) Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Â 11) Ability to interface thoughtfully with a wide range of stakeholders.
Education 1) Bachelorâ™s degree in Geography, Economics, Computer Science, or related discipline.Â Graduate-level work in statistics and spatial analysis.
Experience 1) Substantial quantitative expertise in geospatial and statistical methodology as well as in (geo-)computation.
2) A minimum of three years of relevant experience, including examples of successful communication of analytic insights to a wide variety of business and community stakeholders.
Technical Knowledge or Skills
1) Familiarity with principles of spatial statistical analysis and their implementation in open source software, extensive knowledge of Python programming and GeoDa, PySAL, R, and PostGIS software.
Required Documents 1) Resume
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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