Research Epidemiologist


Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82691 - H - Research Analyst 1 Position Number HU1188 Working Title Research Epidemiologist Department Family Medicine & Population Health Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $28.84 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

This position will serve as a Research Epidemiologist for the VCU Center on Society and Health ( CSH ). This person will work closely with CSH faculty staff supporting quantitative research projects. Activities will include conducting statistical analyses (e.g., multiple regression modeling, spatial analyses, weighted quantile sum regression), creating maps using GIS software, performing literature reviews, co-authoring manuscripts to be submitted to peer-reviewed journals, and grant development activities. The position is also expected to serve as the project coordinator selected grant awards.

Required Qualifications

- Demonstrated experience working with GIS software and conducting statistical analyses using R or SAS
- Experience working with quantitative data, and the ability collect, interpret and organize data
- Attention to details and a commitment to accuracy
- Ability and willingness to work with diverse groups
- Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

- Prior project coordination experience

Job Open Date 11/16/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/101704 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have experience using GIS software package to map data?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Briefly describe an example where you conducted spatial statistical analysis?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. How many years of experience do you have using R software to conduct statistical analyses?
    • 1-3 years
    • 4-6 years
    • 7 years or more
    • None
  4. Please describe your SPSS or SAS experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How many peer-reviewed journal articles have you authored or co-authored? (Please exclude conference proceedings.)

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2


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