Data Analyst - Sr. PRA
The Adult and Child Center for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS) has an opening for a full-time Senior Professional Research Assistant (SrPRA) to work as a data analyst with various research studies associated with ACCORDS in the Biostatistics Core. The position will be funded by various existing sponsored projects and provides statistical data analysis for project investigators in ACCORDS and collaborating departments of the university.
Successful candidate will provide assistance with study and instrument design, data coordination, cleaning and analysis and manuscript preparation on a variety of health outcomes-related projects using primary and secondary data-sets.
Specific tasks that the SrPRA Data Analyst is responsible for include: 1. Writing statistical programs in SAS to analyze data collected from various research grants. 2. Consulting with physician investigators on the design and implementation of research projects. 3. Supporting the writing of manuscripts from the research projects. 4. Managing the data files that are derived from data collection. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at CU Employee Services. The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.
1. Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, or biometrics
2. At least two years of SAS programming experience.
3. Excellent written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills
4. Ability to work as a team member and work effectively with a variety of faculty members
5. Ability to work with minimal supervision and maximum accountability
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Associate or Full Professor (open track)
Qualitative Research Core Leader
Nature of Work
The Community and Behavioral Health Department, Colorado School of Public Health (Colorado SPH) and the Adult and Child Center for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS) at the University of Colorado seek an Associate or Full Professor with health-related research experience and expertise in qualitative research methods. Specific areas of interest include ethnography, in-depth and key informant interviews, and focus group methods as well as qualitative research design, data collection, analysis and interpretation.
The faculty member will have their academic affiliation in the School of Public Health but will spend a majority of their time working at ACCORDS, which is a research center that brings together faculty with multiple academic affiliations. The faculty member will lead the Qualitative Core at ACCORDS and will interact with faculty throughout the Anschutz Medical Campus.
ACCORDS is a multi-disciplinary program whose mission is to conduct and evaluate interventions to improve population health and the overall quality of health care. ACCORDS plays an important educational role within the Anschutz Medical Campus community and in partnership with the Clinical Faculty Scholars Program and the Primary Care Research Fellowship to provide mentorship and ad hoc assistance to junior faculty and research faculty. The Qualitative Methods Core is key to ACCORDS’s research and educational missions.
The Mission of the Colorado School of Public Health is to promote the physical, mental, social and environmental health of people and communities in the Rocky Mountain Region and globally. The mission will be accomplished through collaborations in education, population-based research, and community service that bring together institutions, agencies and diverse populations.
This posting seeks experienced individuals with prior independent research experience and funding as well as experience in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and/or graduate students. In addition to expanding independent and collaborative research, the position will also involve consulting with and mentoring other faculty on qualitative research methods, grant applications, and publications. Additionally, the incumbent will participate in teaching and service through the Department of Community and Behavioral Health (CBH). The rank of appointment, within the Colorado School of Public Health, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The incumbent will spend approximately 75-80% of their time working with ACCORDS, and 20-25% of their time participating in teaching and service in the CBH.
The position will be supervised by Dr. Allison Kempe, Director of ACCORDS and Dr. Sheana Bull, Chair of the Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado SPH.
The incumbent will supervise research assistants at ACCORDS.
Responsibilities / Examples of Work Performed
- Direct the Qualitative Methods Core within ACCORDS. The purpose of the Core is to provide mentorship and training for faculty, trainees and research assistants on qualitative research methods and to work collaboratively with faculty and research staff to support grant development and publication activities.
- Directing a graduate level public health course in Qualitative Research Methods
- Advising master’s and doctoral level students in the Colorado School of Public Health
- Service on departmental, School and University committees
- Serve as a mentor for faculty career development awards at ACCORDS
- Direct an independent research program and participate as a co-investigator on other research studies
- Serve on ACCORDS and university committees as a research faculty representative
- Participate in and advise the Qualitative Methods Research Forum, sponsored by ACCORDS to develop a “Community of Practice” dedicated to building qualitative research knowledge and skills through shared expertise across the University of Colorado Denver campuses and with community research partners.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
- Expertise in qualitative research methods
- Demonstrated skills in grant acquisition and management
- Teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
- Demonstrated record of peer reviewed publications related to public health
- Capacity for mentoring junior Faculty and staff
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent time management skills
- A research doctoral degree in social and behavioral sciences, anthropology, psychology, public health, or related discipline with research experience using qualitative methods
- Demonstrated success in establishing an independent program of research and research funding
- A portfolio of peer reviewed publications
- Experience with teaching and mentoring faculty and Masters and Doctoral students.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Orientation to and technical training in quantitative methods are desired
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services
The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment.
The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.
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