The Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute at Brown University integrates research, clinical practice, public health efforts, and education programs to improve the health of children; address the issue of poverty and how it impacts child health; and train the next generation of child health leaders. Faculty, staff, and students from the School of Public Health, the Alpert Medical School, Hasbro Childrenâ??s Hospital, and Women and Infants Hospital work together to understand genetic, prenatal, and early life factors associated with health problems of children and to develop effect new strategies for prevention and treatment. The team of analysts work closely with the director, faculty research affiliates, data scientists, and key community partners, including state and municipal governments, non-profit organizations, the business community, and Rhode Island families to address the health needs of children.
Working under the direction of the Senior Research Analyst in the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute (HCHII), the GIS Research Analyst will primarily be responsible for cleaning and geocoding address data, preparing spatial data for analysis, creating maps, completing spatial data analyses, and summarizing results. In addition, the GIS Research Analyst will conduct statistical analyses, maintain tracking systems for research studies, assist with writing papers and grant proposals, and provide guidance to students performing GIS analyses.
â?¢ Bachelorâ??s degree with solid training in social science and epidemiological research methods required; Masterâ??s degree preferred
â?¢ Experience working with GIS data, including address cleaning and geocoding, creating and maintaining geodatabases, creating maps, and conducting spatial analyses
â?¢ 2 or more years of experience working with spatial data in ArcGIS (preferred) or equivalent mapping software (will be considered)
â?¢ 1-2 years of experience completing data management and analysis in SAS and/or Stata
â?¢ Experience creating and/or maintaining tracking systems in Access
â?¢ Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines
â?¢ Ability to work independently and as part of a team
â?¢ Outstanding analytic, quantitative, organizational, and communication skills
â?¢ Proficiency in Python scripting is a plus, but is not required
Background check: Criminal
To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV.
Recruiting Start Date:2017-04-24-07:00
Job Posting Title:GIS Research Analyst
Department:School of Public Health
Worker Sub-Type:Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Time Type:Full time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:37.5
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