1) Receive, manage, prioritize, and execute on requests for analysis, reports, data preparation, and data access from across the TMW Center.
2) Create and manage comprehensive project plan for analyses of data from TMW Center studies that is anchored in realistic expectations of data availability and tied to external priorities, such as publications, presentations, grant applications, and grant/funder reports.
3) Modify analysis plan in response to updating priorities and new projects, in close communication with Primary Investigator and Director of Research.
4) Work with PI to develop new project ideas and emerging lines of inquiry.
5) Align staff capacity (including full time, part time, and student staff) across the Research Analysis team to identified goals and priorities.
6) Forecast staffing and capacity needs to ensure student transcription, coding, and analyses proceed according to goals.
7) Manage the completion of analyses based on agreed upon priorities, in close partnership with the Director of Research and Primary Investigator (PI).
8) Manage the preparation of data according to the project plan to ensure timely availability of accurate, cleaned, and comprehensive data sets for analysis.
9) Oversee requests and capacity of student research staff to adequately support the TMW Center research project plan; support management and hiring of appropriate student research staff.
10) Provide orientation and partial supervision of internal and remote graduate level or medical student research collaborators (e.g. summer student research fellows) who are contributing to data preparation and research analysis efforts.
11) Coordinate and lead regular team meetings between members of the Research Team, including the Research Director, Data Specialist, Data Coordinator, Project Managers and Research Support Staff as needed.
12) Manage and supervise the work of the Data Specialist and Data Coordinator.
13) Prepare data for presentations made by the PI, Director of Research, and other senior leadership.
14) Assist Director of Research with preparation of papers and abstracts.
15) Manage collaboratorsâ™ and partnersâ™ access to TMW Center data, ensuring that data are managed, shared, and retained according to TMW Centerâ™s and University of Chicagoâ™s policies.
16) Provide orientation and partial supervision of internal and remote graduate level or medical student research collaborators (e.g. summer student research fellows).
17) Coordinate and lead regular team meetings between members for the Research Team, including the Research Director, Data Manager, Data Coordinator, Project Managers and Research Support Staff as needed.
18) Manage and supervise the work of the Data Manager and Data Coordinator.
19) Responsible for maintenance and dissemination of current SPEAK tool.
1) Excellent organizational, quantitative, qualitative, and analytical skills with sharp attention to detail.
2) Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse professional environment.
3) Ability to effectively manage a heavy workload, competing priorities, and tight deadlines.Â
4) A quick, self-learner with ability to initiate, organize, prioritize and complete multiple, high-level projects; and work effectively with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
5) Strong computer skills including ability to work with data sets and data visualization.
6) Demonstrated ability to communicate research findings clearly to multiple audiences through oral presentations and written work.Â
7) Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
8) Ability to train others.Â
9) Knowledge of REDCap.
10) Knowledge of University and research-related regulatory policies and procedures, including IRB procedures.Â
1) Masterâ™s Degree in a related field.
1) Two or more years of relevant research experience.
2) Experience in developmental psychology, linguistic, applied public health, or similar research labs.Â
3) Experience working as part of a research team, project planning or study planning.
4) Experience supervising others and/or teams.
5) Experience with and proficiency in SPSS, Stata, and/or R.Â
6) Experience with grant writing process.Â
2) Cover Letter (include earliest available start date)
3) Research Statement
1) Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit up to three published or unpublished research papers.
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