Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The Department of Health Services has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist 3 to work on a NIH-funded study addressing health inequities in Latinx communities. The study is an evaluation of an intervention to reduce depression and anxiety among Latina immigrant women. Specifically, this position supports the Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma (ALMA) study, a large study of mental health among Latina immigrant women in King County funded by the National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Research Scientist will coordinate management and analysis for the ALMA study and related projects. This position serves as the primary data analyst and also supports other research team members including study interviewers and faculty investigators. In addition, this position will prepare reports, manuscripts and presentations of study results, and prepare proposals for future research funding.
This position requires a high level of organization, attention to detail, and strong communication skills.
Duties & Responsibilities:
•Prepare and update survey instruments in RedCap
•Draft and execute analytic plans, including coding, preparing, and analyzing data in R or STATA
•Prepare data tables and data visualization
•Write data management protocols, reports, manuscripts, presentations and other summaries of research findings
•Assist with preparing grant application for additional research funding
•Coordinate data management and analysis tasks with other project team members
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
•Masters degree in Public Health or related field AND Three years of experience in community-based health related research, including data analysis, and writing reports/manuscripts/summaries and proposals for funding
•Experience preparing data collection materials
•Experience coding, preparing, and analyzing data in R or STATA
•Experience preparing data tables and data visualizations
•Ability to effectively and strategically communicate with project team and community/project partners
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
•Bilingual in Spanish/English
•Previous experience doing community-based participatory research in Latinx community settings
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