The position is for a part-time data manager and analyst who will work across several grant-funded research studies at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies.Â The Data Analyst will hold primary responsibility for several projects, managing preparation for data collection, ongoing management of incoming data, and analysis.Â Collaboration with other data-analysts, project staff, and faculty investigators is needed.Â This is a Hybrid Eligible Position.
Major Responsibility:Â Â Â Maintain project specific analytical files (60%)
Assist faculty in the design and development of databases for their studies, including conducting preliminary analyses as needed.
Write computer programs to extract the data needed on the selected study population in a manner that allows for efficient analysis in the next step.
Summarize, interpret, and report analytic results.
Provide full documentation of the program and data flow, variables created, and resulting database structure
Major Responsibility:Â Â Data Analysis (20%)
Assemble and link, multi-layered, complex data, to suit diverse research objectives.Â
Assess data quality, and devise strategies to manage large data sets efficiently and to address limitations of available data.Â
Operationalize study constructs and validate empirical measures.Â
Work with investigators in identifying and implementing analytic approaches appropriate to study aims using common computational/statistical software programs (SAS, STATA, SPSS, R)
Major Responsibility:Â Â Â Â Write the methods section of reports, assists in preparation of technical documents and manuscripts and maintain center data and analytic resource archive (10%)
Prepare research reports for internal and external organizations.
Assists the Principal Investigator in writing technical documents, manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, and assists in preparation of research presentations.Â
Maintains and expands clearly and concisely written internal web archive documenting all core data and analytic resources.
Major Responsibility:Â Â Â Attend project meetings and work with project support staff (10%)
Train research staff in relevant data-management procedures
Attend project meetings as needed
Be available for research staff for questions
Decisions Position is Free to Make
Daily schedule of tasks is flexible and managed by the employee Actual type and number of tasks is managed by the supervisor
The employee will work across 3 to 5 research projects, consult with roughly 10 research staff and faculty, and work with a team of 4 data staff.
Job Qualifications and Competencies
Education and Experience
Bachelorâ™s Degree in a research-related field (e.g., psychology, public health), mathematics, or computer science
0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience working on research projects funded by NIH or other large, government-based grantor institutions
Impeccable attention to detail
Interpersonal and team-based skills
Competencies with one or more statistical software packages
Competencies with one or more computer programming languages preferred.
Candidates must possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
General Physical Demands
â˜’ Requires ability to read
â˜’ Must remain in stationary position for long periods of time at desk or computer
â˜’ Requires occasionally standing, sitting, walking; using hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reaching with hands and arms; climbing stairs; hearing; talking
â˜’ Requires frequently moving about inside the office to access printer, files, and other materials/equipment
â˜’ Operates a computer and other office equipment
â˜’ Some travel may be required
â˜’ Typically less than 10 pounds
Additional physical demands and working conditions: NA
All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to criminal background screening check and education verification with results satisfactory to Brown.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies
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