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The Center for Clinical Outcomes Development and Application (CODA) in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic individual who is excited about clinical research to provide analytical support to our team. This Research Analyst will work closely with the center faculty and project manager to support the center's wide variety of research studies across several diverse clinical populations (e.g., Huntington disease, spinal cord injury, nephrotic syndrome, diabetes, traumatic brain injury, caregivers).
The Research Analyst will, under the direction of the CODA faculty, design and program data collection platforms, prepare datasets (downloading, merging, data cleaning, etc.), develop analytical and statistical approaches for answering particular research questions, determine the statistical tests to be used, conduct statistical analyses, interpret results, and present results to the study team. The Research Analyst will perform literature searches and will co-author posters and manuscripts.
A Master's Degree is required. Research experience using SAS, SPSS or other statistical software is required. The applicant must have a high proficiency in analysis of variance and regression, and experience with factor analysis, structural equation modeling and multi-level modeling is preferred. The applicant should have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively as a member of a research team. The applicant should be able to work independently, be organized and detail-oriented, and an excellent problem solver. A high level of computer proficiency, including working with database programs, spreadsheets, and presentation software is required.
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Biostatistics, or Experimental Psychology including graduate level courses in statistics.
This is a part-time (20-30 hours per week), term-limited position with funding available through 6/30/2020, with an extension possible if additional funding is secured.
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