This position provides data management, analytic and statistical oversight and support for various research and evaluation projects. The individual is responsible for: 1) providing statistical and methodological guidance during the conceptualization of study designs; 2) leading statistical components of multiple evaluation and research projects; 3) overseeing the collection of data; 4) planning and conducting analyses of the datasets and interpreting and presenting findings; and 5) supervising statistical staff. The analyst will work independently with mentoring from senior staff and statisticians, and in collaboration with project and methodological staff.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Designs and conducts statistical analyses using standard statistical programs.
Interprets and explains research findings and project outcomes both orally and in writing.
Independently designs and manages research initiatives.
Provides expert advice on research design, sampling, data collection instruments, data quality, data analyses, and other support to departmentâ™s research teams.
Effectively represents the organization in a variety of academic and policy settings.
Manages large, complex data sets with excellent documentation, for use by multiple parties.
Doctorate of Philosophy in related field. Research experience in social policy fields (e.g. financial security, housing, health, etc.).
Four years of working on research projects conducting quantitative research.
Effective communication in English, both orally and in writing, demonstrated by presentations at research or policy conferences, and authorship in peer-reviewed social science journals.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of faculty and staff of varying degrees of technical sophistication.
Ability to balance competing demands from multiple projects.
Experience in applied policy or economic research, including: econometric modeling, research design and sampling, measurement and questionnaire design, data collection and data quality control and cleaning and data analysis and reporting.
Bachelorâ™s degree and four yearsâ™ related work experience or Masterâ™s degree in math, statistics, economics computer science, psychology, social work or related field plus two yearsâ™ related work experience.
$64,700.00 - $110,500.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.