The Division of Epidemiology and Community Health in the School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, is seeking a 100% time Researcher 4 to primarily manage and analyze data for large research studies funded by the National Institutes of Health. The studies focus on substance use prevention and policy evaluation.
The position involves active collaboration with multidisciplinary teams including faculty, students and staff. Primary responsibilities for the position include: (1) complex statistical data analysis using SAS and Stata (30%); (2) managing large datasets including cleaning and merging data files to use for analysis (30%); (3) presenting and discussing analytic results with research team (20%); and (4) preparing manuscripts for publication (20%). A percentage of the research position will involve independent data analysis in the University of Minnesota Restricted Data Center (RDC)
The position will report to Drs. Darin Erickson and Toben Nelson.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required qualifications for the position are: (1) Master’s degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, or related field and 2 years of experience in statistical data analysis (or a Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience); (2) ability to work independently ; (3) independent problem solving skills; (4) experience managing large datasets; (5) proficiency in the use of statistical software packages including SAS or Stata; (6) excellent interpersonal skills to work with a variety of people at different levels; and (7) experience writing and editing scientific papers for publication. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. (8) the research fellow must be eligible to apply for Special Sworn Status with the US Census Bureau (e.g., a US citizen).
Internal Number: 335356
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