School of Public Health Center on Aging and Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging Research/Data Analyst (Researcher 6)
The Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota seeks a 100% time research/data analyst (Researcher 6) to work in the Center on Aging and with the Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging (LTC Chair).
Duties include project development and leadership, including possible PI roles (60%), research design and data analysis in existing projects (15%), support of the research, education, and engagement missions of the Center on Aging and LTC Chair (15%), and research dissemination activity (10%) in the areas of aging and long-term care broadly defined. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Travel may be required. The position works under the direction of the LTC Chair, and collaborates with other personnel and external partners of the LTC Chair and Center on Aging on a project-by-project basis.
The LTC Chair will commit to fund up to 100% of this position for the first three years from the start date; at that point, the Researcher 6 will be expected to support 100% of their own salary from a combination of extramural and/or internal funds and potentially teaching where available/appropriate.
Information about the LTC Chair is available at https://www.sph.umn.edu/research/aging-work-group/ltc-chair/. Information about the Division of Health Policy and Management is available at http://www.hpm.umn.edu.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
· Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave · Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans · Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts · Excellent retirement plans with employer match · Disability and employer paid life insurance · Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums · Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition · Student loan forgiveness opportunity · Opportunities for growth and promotion · Employee Assistance Program
Required Qualifications: PhD, DrPH, ScD, or comparable doctorate with a substantial research and publication record; skills in advanced longitudinal methods; scientific research experience in aging, dementia, long-term care, and related topics; skill and experience with coding, data manipulation, and data analysis. Candidates must have experience in designing research studies; managing data collection activities; analyzing complex data sets; developing and executing highly technical statistical and/or qualitative analyses; quality control planning and training; synthesizing information; and producing clear, concise, and understandable reports and presentations. Strong analysis and organizational skills, English verbal and written communication skills, and collaborative team-oriented work skills are required. Candidates must be proficient in using R, SAS, SPSS, or STATA statistical analysis software.
Preferred Qualifications: A PhD in a behavioral, social science, health services, or applied health discipline with a focus on dementia care research and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a research role; record of extramural funding; high potential for development of an independent research trajectory; teaching experience at the University-level.
Internal Number: 334701
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