Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Provides statistical consulting services for faculty, principle researchers, research professionals, and graduate students affiliated with the Center for Decision Research.Â
Supports researchersâ™ data analysis for completed studies by: assisting in evaluating the appropriate analytical approach given the real-world conditions in which data were collected; evaluating the relative appropriateness and performance of distinct statistical methods for specific datasets; and assisting researchers in applying and interpreting these methods to their datasets in novel and sophisticated ways.
Partners with fellow Research Professional responsible for the programming of web-based work that enhances data collection and research methods.
Maintains effective communication with all members of the faculty, outside researchers, and other users of CDR Labs services.
Applies research principles and relevant subject matter knowledge relevant to administer a research project. With a moderate level of direction, manages lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan
Supports data collection and analytical needs of research projects. Conducts literature reviews and helps write reports and manuscripts. Ensures project compliance with different policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in quantitative psychology, statistics, or equivalent area.
Two years of statistical consulting experience.
Expertise in the principles of research design and in the theoretical foundations and application of advanced statistical models for human behavior.
Proficiency in programming and technical skills related to statistical analysis, including factor analysis and structural equation modeling; measurement and item response theory; exploratory data analysis; mediation and moderation; longitudinal methods; multilevel modeling; mixture modeling; categorical data analysis; and generalized linear models.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with colleagues, as well as with students, faculty and corporate contacts in a multitude of communication methods i.e., in person, email, phone.
Work independently with little supervision; possess a self-motivated disposition; identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes, all while achieving key objectives resulting in desired outcomes.
Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as attention to detail and general organizational skills.
Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach.
Cover Letter (required)
One letter of recommendation (required)
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