RESEARCH ANALYST - PART TIME 20 HOURS PER WEEK
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PART TIME 20 HOURS PER WEEK Occupational Summary
The Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research (CHPIR) is the largest research center within the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI). CHPIR serves as the local arm of DGHI with activities that focus on population-based health research, health systems research and health intervention and evaluation research both internationally and domestically, particularly within North Carolina and the deep Southern states. Our faculty and staff teach and mentor students both on campus and in the field through an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment. At the core of many CHPIR projects is translating research into services, policy, and new interventions. We bridge research and service by adapting lessons learned between the US and international settings to bring efficiency and innovation to our work.This position will provide leadership and expertise in conducting complex research activities, including planning, organizing, conducting, and communicating research studies within the overall scope of research projects at CHPIR, including but not limited to CREW, Uplift, COMPASS and international projects. Work Performed Provide direction for project implementation, including leading and coordinating independent and team activities involved in the collection, management, analysis, documentation and interpretation of social, economic or health related information including developing and executing plans for specific data analyses, creating data codebooks and writing code for data cleaning and analysis. For the SAMHSA and Gilead Foundation funded projects, this will include data cleaning and descriptive and multivariate analyses of longitudinal data.
- On a daily basis, manage the oversight of data collection and evaluationProvide training to team members, as needed, on how to administer the evaluation toolsProvide assistance with implementation science measuresConduct quality assurance on data collected regularly, including: revieing data for completeness; making recommendations when data are incomplete due to errors in survey development, question wording, or general mistakes; running interim outcome data to anticipate any possible problems and making recommendations for correctionProgram surveys in REDCap and/or QualtricsCreate systems and routines for data back-up Document evaluation processes for future reference and create systems for staff to report and document evaluation processes (and anomalies) for future reference
- Identify possible evaluation scales/measures to be used which are appropriate for the project and population; when there are no existing scales/measures that meet the needs of the project, draft new scalesDocument which scales are used throughout the evaluation Draft questions to include in interviews with participants and other project stakeholdersWork with the team leaders and members to assure that the evaluation plan is feasible and reasonable; attend team meetings, leading or actively contributing to the discussion of the evaluation plan
- Be familiar with reports required by funders and contribute evaluation findings (qualitative and quantitative) to address funder questions and areas of interestWork with the project team to disseminate project findings, including peer-reviewed articles, conference posters, popular press articles, and community-facing documents
- Set up interviews with appropriate regulatory authorities and prepare processes necessary to obtain datasets of interest
- Identify existing datasets which can be compared to the study populationsIdentify and adapt health information technologies that are appropriate for low-resource settings
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the speciﬁc duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those speciﬁcally presented in this description.
Work requires a Bachelor's degree in a field related to the specific position. A Master's degree is strongly preferred.
Work requires five years of experience in research/data analysis or OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE related position. A relatedmaster's degree may offset required years of experience on a 1:1 basis, e.g. a two year master's degree in lieu two years of experience.
PART TIME 20 HOURS PER WEEK
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