Research Data Analyst 3:SOM-MED:EMERGENCY MEDICINE
University of California Davis Health System
Location: Sacramento, California
Internal Number: 4604292
Research Data Analyst 3:SOM-MED:EMERGENCY MEDICINE
This Analyst will work as a member of VPRP's research team. They will be involved primarily in mixed methods research on both firearm and non-firearm violence, while also contributing to work on topics including individual, social, and structural determinants of health and health equity, and innovations in community and public safety. The appointee's collaborative work will be concerned initially with several existing or newly launched research projects. The appointee will work under the supervision of one or more VPRP faculty. Activities will include study and analysis plan design; data collection, management, maintenance, and linkage; quantitative and qualitative data analysis and/or coding; interpretation of results; literature reviews; preparation of manuscripts, oral and poster presentations, progress reports, IRB protocols, and new project proposals; and liaison with collaborators at other institutions and relevant nonprofit organizations or governmental agencies. The analyst will support other shared duties related to project coordination and administration as assigned.
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(10/6/2023 at 11:59pm); Interviews and recruiting process may occur at any time
Experience with quantitative and qualitative research methods and primary and secondary data analysis.
Experience leading quantitative and qualitative data collection efforts such as surveys, focus groups, semi-structured interviews, or related projects, including questionnaire and interview or focus group protocol development, transcript coding, and analysis.
Experience leading or facilitating research to advance health equity and intersectional racial justice.
Experience with scientific manuscript writing and data analysis in an academic or research setting.
Experience with performing and summarizing scientific literature reviews. Master's or doctoral degree or commensurate experience in public health, sociology, public policy, or related field.
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Stata, R, SAS, NVivo, Atlas.ti, Dedoose, webQDA, or other quantitative or qualitative data analysis software.
Understanding of principles of epidemiological study design and execution, and of quantitative data analysis.
Understanding of principles of community-based participatory research design and execution.
Experience with program evaluation or implementation science.
Experience obtaining, managing, and/or analyzing large datasets for multidisciplinary research projects. Experience with GIS methods to examine spatiotemporal patterns of events under study.
Experience with hypothesis-driven data analysis, including linear and logistic regression and non-parametric regression.
Knowledge of public health surveillance databases.
Ability to independently learn new statistical and epidemiologic methods and become proficient in new software packages to apply in epidemiologic studies.
Ability to learn new statistical and epidemiologic methods and become proficient in new software packages to apply in epidemiologic studies.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, making significant creative contributions, with a multi-disciplinary group of researchers and staff.
Evidence of significant contributions to published research, manifested by authorship.
Knowledge and application of project management principles and concepts.
Ability to work on several projects concurrently involving several sources of oversight.
Ability to maintain detail orientation and prioritize, altering priorities as circumstances require.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, and prepare well-organized text, tables, and figures, conveying complex information intelligibly for both professional and lay audiences.
Possession of excellent organizational and interpersonal skills appropriate to project coordination responsibilities.
Possession of skills in facilitating collaboration with a variety of stakeholders with different priorities for project outcomes.
Ability to work collegially in a diverse environment; maintaining the highest degree of professionalism, confidentiality, and diplomacy at all times.
Knowledge of and ability to adhere to University and departmental policies and procedures, and/or Sponsor requirements for maintaining confidentiality of all private information (clinical, criminal, and personal).
The UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP), a unit of the School of Medicine and an internationally-recognized leader in research on the public health approach to violence, in coordination with the California Firearm Violence Research Center, is seeking an outstanding mixed methods researcher with a master's or doctoral degree or commensurate experience in public health, sociology, public policy, community development, or a related field and documented health equity and justice-focused research expertise to serve as a Research Data Analyst for a multi-disciplinary research program focused on the causes, consequences, and prevention of violence and innovations in community and public safety.
Founded more than 30 years ago, VPRP helped develop the public health approach to violence prevention; its work laid the foundation for the nation's first publicly funded center for firearm violence research. Our continuing mission is to develop and disseminate the scientific evidence on which informed violence prevention policy and practice are based. VPRP is a multidisciplinary, collaborative program with multiple independent investigators. At any given time, our team is conducting and planning a large array of projects relating to individual, social, and structural factors associated with violence and violence inequities across the life course, the effectiveness of violence prevention policies and programs, criminal justice decision-making, and risk prediction. Our status as a reliable source for rigorous research and our location in the capital city of Sacramento increase our ability to translate findings into practice and public policy.
Salary or Pay Range: $3,076.63-$5,651.34
Salary Frequency: Biweekly
Salary Grade: Grade 23
Payroll Title: RSCH DATA ANL 3
Number of Positions: 1
Appointment Type: Career
Percentage of Time: 100%
Shift Hours: 08
Location: Western Fairs Building
Union Representation: No
Benefits Eligible: Yes
High quality and low-cost medical plans to choose from to fit your family's needs
UC pays for Dental and Vision insurance premiums for you and your family
Extensive Maternity and Paternity Leave Benefits
14 paid Holidays annually
Annual Tuition Remission and Discounts for eligible positions
Paid time off for Professional Development Training
Access to free professional development courses and learning opportunities for personal and professional growth
Wellness and on-site Employee Assistance Program including access to free mental health services
Supplemental insurance offered including additional life, disability, short/long term disability, pet insurance and legal coverage
Retirement benefit options including 401k + employer match or Pension, 403B, 475B and Deferred Compensation options for eligible roles
This position will likely begin remotely. We are looking for candidates who can navigate the challenges of remote onboarding. However, our expectation is that the appointee will be able to attend occasional in-person meetings in our offices in Sacramento.
VPRP has a strong commitment to building a staff that is rich with cultural, social, and experiential diversity. Candidates who want to join us on this journey and can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experiences in this area.
Pass a Department of Justice background check that includes fingerprinting from a CA DOJ-approved LiveScan provider within the first 30 days of employment;
Be willing to work extra hours, including evenings and weekends, to meet project or proposal deadlines; and be willing to work on projects in fields that are perceived as controversial.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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About University of California Davis Health System
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.