The Research Data Analyst will work as a member of the Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP) research team. The collaborative work will be concerned initially with a large cluster-randomized trial of unique law enforcement intervention designed to prevent firearm violence. This position will serve as a coordinator for this study working under the supervision of Dr. Wintemute. Duties will include study and analysis plan design; data acquisition, management, maintenance, and linkage; statistical and epidemiological data analysis; interpretations of results; literature review; manuscript, presentation, report, IRB protocol, and proposal preparation; and liaison with investigators at other institutions and staff at the California Department of Justice and National Institute of Justice. The Analyst will also perform other duties related to project coordination and administration as assigned.--Experience with scientific manuscript writing and data analysis in an academic or research setting.--Experience programming, managing and analyzing data using statistical software such as SAS, R or Stata.--Advance understanding of principles of epidemiological study design and execution and of statistical data analysis.--Master's or doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health or related field.--Experience with MS Access, Excel, SharePoint, or related database management software.--Experience obtaining, managing and/or analyzing large datasets for multidisciplinary research projects.--Ability to work independently and collaboratively, making significant creative contributions, with a multidisciplinary group of researchers and staff.--Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills appropriate to project coordination responsibilities. --Experience with GIS methods to examine spatiotemporal patterns of events under study preferred.--Experience with hypothesis-driven data analysis, including linear and logistic regression and non-parametric regression preferred.
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.