Research Associate

Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is looking for a full-time Research Associate (RA) to work on research related to the causes and correlates of dementia. This position will require the ability to exercise independent judgement and to think critically and logically to overcome problems.

The RA will report to Dr. Melinda Power. This position will provide an opportunity for the RA to propose and pursue research questions that interest them within the context of Dr. Power’s broader research agenda related to aging and dementia. Additional opportunities exist for professional growth through interaction with the department, attendance at talks on campus, and other resources. This is a 9-month, term-limited position

Responsibilities include:

- Data management, analysis, and data visualization
- Managing literature reviews
- Drafting portions of manuscripts
- Managing various administrative duties related to the conduct of epidemiologic research
- Contributing to the preparation of grant applications, manuscripts, and presentations.
- Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Require’s a master’s degree and 1 year of experience in the field or in a related area.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications: MS or MPH in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology or related field. Excellent written and oral communication skills; proficiency in R, STATA, and/or SAS; ability to work independently; interest in aging research


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH) Family Research and Labs Sub-Family Field Research Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 1 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: R000370 Job Open Date: 09/05/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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