Research Analyst - School of Dental Medicine-18001433

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Research Analyst - School of Dental Medicine-18001433

Dental Research Administration (DRA) at TUSDM is the main research structure for all basic science and clinical projects at the Dental School. DRA is the liaison to the office of the Vice Provost, sponsored accounting, IRB, IACUC, DLAM, Biosafety and all other offices responsible for administering research on the Tufts Health Sciences Campus. Housing several research labs including within the department is the Division of Biostatistics and Experimental Design, which supports the research endeavors of the students and faculty at TUSDM. This support includes but is not limited to study design, sample size determination, statistical analysis for research projects, and manuscript writing.

The Research Analyst would work closely with dental students and faculty to assist with the study design, sample size determination, and statistical analysis for research projects. They would participate in meetings and other discussions for planning all aspects of projects with part or all of the research team. Furthermore, they would be involved in summarizing data and explaining findings via written reports (including some basic manuscript writing). They would make oral presentations about their work and/or about statistical concepts and methodology. They would update a database of ongoing research projects and ensure that project timelines are on track. Additionally, they would be expected to keep up to date on computer systems, statistical literature, and medical/dental literature, and perform other tasks as needed.

Basic Requirements:

  • Basic educational requirements include a BS in Statistics, Biostatistics, or Epidemiology, or an MPH.
  • Required computer/technical skills include MS Office and some familiarity with common statistical software packages such as SPSS or SAS. No special license is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate would have an MS in Statistics, Biostatistics or Epidemiology, or MPH, and basic skills in assisting with study design, sample size determination, and statistical analysis for dental student and faculty research projects.
  • They would demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with dental students and faculty.
  • This individual would work effectively in a variety of situations, demonstrate good work habits, and show flexibility and initiative.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Potential domestic and international travel.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Job: Research
Organization: Research Administration Dental
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 13, 2018, 2:21:50 PM





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Posted: 7/14/2018
Application Due: 8/30/2018
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