Research Associate / Senior Research Associate

Employer
Miami University
Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 12, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

The Scripps Gerontology Center seeks a Research Associate/Senior Research Associate to assist with quantitative research data collection, management, and analysis. Applicants should desire to work in a highly collaborative environment where taking initiative, working well in teams of internal and external colleagues, and exhibiting adaptability in the face of shifting priorities are valued. This position is funded by external grants for one year; renewable upon continued funding.  

Duties include and are not limited to: Assist with quantitative research data collection, management, and analysis, survey development, testing, and implementation using web-based, mailed, and interview-based data collection; creation and analysis of large datasets combining data from multiple sources; and, assistance with data presentation for reports to various audiences. The Research Associate may also assist researchers with report writing, project management, and research dissemination activities.

Required: For appointment as a Research Associate:  Master’s degree in gerontology or related social science or analytics field; excellent communication skills; coursework or work experience in quantitative research methods; coursework or training in statistical programs such as SAS or Stata.  For appointment as a Senior Research Associate:  Master’s degree in gerontology, or related social science or analytics field; 3 years of related work experience on research projects; excellent communication skills; coursework or work experience in quantitative research methods; coursework or training in statistical programs such as SAS or Stata. This position is not eligible for H1-B sponsorship.

Considerations may be given to candidates with proficiency in SAS; experience with database management, analysis of large-scale secondary data sets, informed consent and IRB processes, Qualtrics or other online survey platforms, multiple modes of data collection (in- person, online, telephone), and preparation of manuscripts, reports and data visualizations.

Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/497108?lApplicationSubSourceID=. Candidates who are finalists for the position will be required to submit a writing sample. Inquiries may be directed to Jane Straker at strakejk@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin November 19, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.

 

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