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Senior Research Analyst/Statistician

Advocates for Human Potential
Chicago, IL 60607
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Position Overview/Summary

AHP has an immediate opening for a Senior Analyst/Statistician to join our team of leading researchers in behavioral health studies. The successful candidate will conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses for a broad range of projects, including national cross-site evaluations, comparative effectiveness studies, and local program evaluations. AHP is specifically interested in candidates with demonstrated expertise in behavioral and/or health services research.

Position responsibilities:

  • Communicate directly with senior investigators on study design, analytic approach, and results.

  • Program complex data manipulations (e.g., reshaping, stacking, merging/joining) to create analytic datasets that combine data from multiple sources.

  • Clean datasets to identify outliers, assign missing values, etc.

  • Supervise junior analysts.

  • Select appropriate statistical methods and conduct complex quantitative and qualitative analyses.

  • Summarize results of requested analyses in table and graphic format.

  • Work with senior investigators to prepare presentations.

  • Write study design, methods, and results sections of funder reports.

  • Collaborate with senior investigators on proposals and related business development and write analytic sections.

  • Serve as the primary linkage between the Research & Evaluation Center and IT.

  • Collaborate with other analysts in creating reusable code and data pipelines to increase analytic efficiency across multiple projects.

  • Manage small to medium sized research projects that primarily have a data management and analysis focus.

AHP (www.ahpnet.com), is a fast-growing consulting and research firm specializing in health and behavioral health, offering technical assistance and training, system and program development, resource development and dissemination, and research and evaluation. Our core content areas include mental health policy and services, substance abuse treatment and prevention, co-occurring disorders, workforce development, eHealth, homelessness, housing and employment programs, trauma, domestic violence, and criminal justice.

AHP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Black, Indigenous and People of Color, immigrants, women, LGBTQIA and English as a second-language candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Master's degree in Statistics or Biostatistics or Ph.D. in social sciences with 3 or more years of experience in applied research projects in behavioral health, public health or social science conducting rigorous analyses including pilot studies, program evaluations, and effectiveness studies.

  • Proficiency in a quantitative data analytic tool/language such as Stata, R, Python, SAS, or SPSS required. Experience with Stata or willingness to learn is required, as we use Stata for core data management functions.

  • Experience with other data collection, visualization, database, qualitative, or specialized analytic tools a plus (e.g., REDCap, Qualtrics, Power BI, Tableau, SQL, Dedoose, Atlas TI, NVivo, MPlus, Mixor).

  • Expertise in statistical methodology and analyses including:

  • Mixed methods design and analyses

  • Descriptive statistics and data visualization

  • Linear models and generalized linear models

  • Multilevel modeling and longitudinal data analyses

  • Secondary analyses using large administrative datasets

  • Experience writing up analytic analyses and interpreting findings.

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

  • Title and pay rate will be determined at the time of hire based on candidate qualifications and experience.

  • Must be able to work occasional weekends and evenings to accommodate project activities.



Posted: 2021-05-24 Expires: 2021-06-24
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