The Director of Research, Statistics will develop and oversee rapid social and behavioral research capabilities by a team of analysts at Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute (SI).
Oversee the development and execution of analyses using a variety of statistical methods (logistic and linear regression; longitudinal growth curve modeling; hierarchical linear modeling; structural equation modeling, time series analysis or other methods).
Supervise a team of four research analysts to optimize workflow in a face-paced, mission-driven organization;
Co-author manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication.
Direct the process of restricted access to Truth datasets;
Refine and implement a departmental data management quality assurance process;
Work collaboratively with senior researchers to advance the research agenda within the field of tobacco control
Ensure the effective and efficient use of data analytic resources; and
Present research findings at conferences and meetings.
The ideal candidate must have a doctorate in epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology or a related field with a strong background in quantitative methods and at least 5 years of post-doctoral research experience.
The candidate must also have an interest in tobacco control research and a history of peer-reviewed publications.
Required experience includes project management and supervision of staff; a solid background in programming and data management, along with knowledge of statistical research methodology and principles; and experience with programming languages such as SAS, Stata or MPlus.
Excellent communication skills, with a focus on data reporting and writing ability, are essential.
The candidate must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
Attention to detail in a fast-paced environment is essential.
Salary is competitive based on experience with EXCELLENT benefits.
Interested applicants should submit their resume to:
Attn: Director of Research, Statistics
900 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax: (202) 454-5597
No telephone calls please.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.