Cambridge Health Alliance
Job Purpose: The Associate Research Scientist will be a key quantitative and qualitative analysis expert on the research team and is responsible for managing the analytical component of grant-funded projects. The Associate Research Scientist manages the work of the research analysts and study investigators in preparing research data and in implementing and overseeing the analysis plan for major grant projects. Guides quality control efforts to ensure manuscripts are suitable for publication. The Associate Research Scientist will also take part in drafting manuscripts for publication, and presenting findings at professional meetings.
Job Specific Duties and Responsibilities
*Under the guidance of the Principal Investigator, takes part in quantitative analysis of large national datasets and smaller datasets and performs data analysis using statistical packages and/or working with data analysts.
* Manages and oversees implementation of study analysis plans in collaboration with analysts and co-investigators
* Guides quality control efforts and the publication process for key research data
* Contributes to the writing and submission of manuscripts and grant proposals
* Prepares data for presentation and presents data at professional conferences and other venues.
Education/Training: Ph.D. in health policy, economics or applied social sciences such as Public Health with a concentration in quantitative analysis preferred. Substantive expertise in disparities research and/or behavioral health required.
Experience: Two years experience managing and analyzing health disparities data preferably in a public health, academic or medical setting. High level of attention to detail and ability to drive projects preferred.