Epidemiology Research Associate

Location
Stanford
Posted
Sep 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Epidemiology Research Associate

Stanford University

Job Number:
80275

Job Code: 4187Job Grade: G

Stanford University is seeking a Research Associate to perform work to support research in the Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, in the School of Medicine. The incumbent will support the Principal Investigator on an NIH-funded research program on aging and cardiovascular prevention. Experience with the conduct and analysis of observational cohort studies preferred.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Interpret, synthesize, and analyze data using scientific or statistical techniques.
  • Solve problems, and make decisions which affect the direction of the research and result in independent contributions to the overall project.
  • Complete project-related administrative and budgetary responsibilities as needed.
  • Complete literature reviews and assist in the development of grant proposals.
* - Other duties may also be assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MPH or master's degree
  • Proficient in R or Stata
  • Experience working with cohort studies
  • Familiarity with NIH grant application preparation
  • Experience in aging and/or cardiovascular epidemiology

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):


  • Bachelor of Arts degree in an applicable social science related field and two years applicable experience, or combination of education and experience in an applicable social science.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Comprehensive understanding of scientific theory and methods.
  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with human study participants.
  • Developing supervisory skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand, and sort/file paperwork or parts.
  • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl, rarely reach/work above shoulders, operate foot and/or hand controls.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May be required to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours in support of research work.
WORK STANDARDS :
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.


Job:

Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
Schedule:
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







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