Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest and/ or experience working in public health research and with scientific data.
This position focuses on the study of how tobacco control policies affect health equity in the US. The person who fills this position will join a collaborative and productive team of researchers. The research associate will be responsible for project management and statistical analyses, as well as preparing reports, manuscripts, and presentations to share study findings. The research associate will work in a team environment to meet study goals.
Perform data management, data cleaning, quality control, and epidemiological analysis of large population studies (including basic descriptive statistics, regression analyses, and tabular/visual summarization of results). Generate documentation of the procedures performed.
Conduct systematic literature reviews relevant to research questions.
Co-author research papers and manuscripts for publication, and collaborate in the development of posters and data presentations for conferences and workshops.
Assist with project administrative tasks such as IRB amendments, meeting scheduling, and note-taking.
Bachelor degree and 1-3 years work experience in related field (Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics, or equivalent). Stata, SAS, and/or R programming experience in a work setting.
Masters degree preferred. Experience with analysis of population-based survey data. Interest and expertise in the field of tobacco control or other related substance abuse disorders, &/or social determinants of health and health equity. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and oral and written communication. Experience conducting systematic reviews.
This position is term-limited for one year with the possibility to extend contingent upon available funding.
Michigan Public Health is seeking a dynamic staff member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 196013
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