Senior Research Analyst
Job Title: Senior Research Analyst
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36107
The Institute of Public Policy is looking for a Senior Research Analyst to cover the areas given below:Organizational Support
- Monitor and identify grants and contracts of relevance to the Institute.Assist with developing/writing grant proposals and contracts.Support faculty search for grant opportunities, collaborate with faculty to write proposals, design the research strategy, and implement funded research.Represent the Institute at public and professional meetings.Participate in continuing Institute planning, management and evaluation activities, and contribute to enhancing the Institute’s team performance and impact.Assist with training new Analysts
- Be familiar with full range of active IPP grants and contractsServe as the Principal Investigator, project manager, or other role on grants obtained by IPP and faculty associated with IPP.Provide guidance and direct supervision to IPP analysts for working with GRAs.Provide indirect supervision of IPP grant-funded and public service projects as assigned.Provide project management including supervision of other team members for the Institute’s research agenda, contracts and grants.
- Work with IPP staff and funders to refine and implement grant-funded research.Develop research designs and implement specific research approaches for IPP projects.Provide supervision for collecting, managing and analyzing primary and secondary datasets.Conduct multivariate quantitative analyses using statistical software applications, and/or supervise such analyses as appropriate for inclusion in research manuscripts.Conduct and/or supervise the conduct of qualitative analyses, including focus groups, interviews and literature reviews.Design evaluation and implementation plans for grant-funded evaluation research including but not limited to surveys, evaluation forms, and interview protocols.Pursue research training and professional development opportunities to enhance individual and team performance.
- Author or co-author fact sheets, issue briefs, data digests, and other materials as assigned.Edit reports for distribution and web publication.Assist with all aspects of preparing research articles for publication review (literature reviews, data tables and figures, formatting reference lists, etc).
- Master’s or PhD in public affairs, economics, sociology, political science, public health or related field3 years prior experience in state or local government, policy analysis, or research project management
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Strong analytic skills.Adept with Microsoft Office, multivariate statistical analyses, and data presentation.Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to lead teams and to work independently and creativelyStaff supervisory experienceUnivariate and bivariate quantitative and qualitative research experience
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This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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