The Foundations of Health Research Center is conducting multiple NIH-funded research projects on socioeconomic disparities in health We are recruiting a statistical analyst to join our team of faculty, post-docs, graduate students, and research staff. Responsibilities will include constructing and managing datasets, selecting appropriate statistical methods, conducting and summarizing analyses, and preparing tables and figures for presentations and publications.
Manages and plans for data/analysis requests and projects.
Provides consultation to customers on appropriate data management, methodological issues and statistical analyses.
Develops and maintains documentation of process for quality assurance and reporting methodolog.
Interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex statistical analysis.
Constructs datasets from multiple NIH-funded projects.
Working with PI, develops statistical analysis plan for those datasets.
Carries out analytical plans, using techniques that include linear and logistic regression, factor analysis, multi-level modeling, and Cox regression.
Generates reports, tables, and figures based on results.
Consults with students and trainees on data-analysis plans.
Other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
4 years data analysis/report writing or similar experience required.
Analytical:data modeling, database design/ data structure
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Expertise with statistical techniques including linear and logistic regression, factor analysis, multi-level modeling, and Cox regression.
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of experience as statistical analyst in research setting. Expertise with statistical techniques including linear and logistic regression, factor analysis, multi-level modeling, and Cox regression.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Expertise with broader range of statistical techniques, e.g. structural equation modeling, latent class analysis.
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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