Sr. Research Data Analyst

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

General Summary/Purpose:

The Poverty Inequality Research Lab (PIRL) is seeking a Sr. Research Data Analyst to support the research team in the management, analysis, and reporting of datasets varying in size, complexity, and scope. The individual will work closely with other research team members to support the conduct of trials and coinciding studies. The individual may also be responsible for liaising with external collaborative groups independently of the PI to present research updates and facilitate research with external collaborators.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Extensive data collection, fieldwork and travel.
  • Data management including data checking and cleaning.
  • Merging data, creating and recoding variables to prepare data for analyses.
  • Analyzing data using a variety of standard statistical techniques.
  • Presenting and summarizing analyses in various formats including raw output, tables, and graphics, oral and written reports. This includes internal presentations within the group as well as external communications to collaborators across institutions.
  • Supervise trainees at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Contributes to publications.

Essential Job Functions

  • Analyzing longitudinal, cross-sectional, and clustered data.
  • Analysis of above data types using a variety of statistical techniques including linear and logistic regression, mixed effects models, principal component analysis, and potentially more rigorous methods like functional concurrent regression, and others if needed.
  • Risk factor analysis, growth modelling, and survival analysis.
  • Data management, which includes, but is not limited to, creating strategies for capturing, cleaning, and quality control checks for new and existing studies.
  • Merging data, creating, and recoding variables to prepare data for analyses.
  • Support the design of data entry systems using MAXQDA, STATA, R and other software.
  • Interpreting, presenting and summarizing analyses in various formats including tables, graphics, oral reports, and written reports. This includes internal presentations within the center as well as external communications to collaborators across institutions and conferences.
  • Contributes to and/or leads the preparation of manuscripts and other publications.
  • Occasionally provides statistical advice to faculty, staff & graduate students in regards to study design, sample size and power analysis, etc.
  • All other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Minimally require Master's degree in related discipline.
  • One year related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two year of professional experience as a data analyst or similar quantitative position.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in R statistical analysis software package as well as Microsoft Office software and MAXQDA required.
  • Programming skills in additional software packages (STATA, SAS, etc.) desirable but not required.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills required.
  • Candidate must be detail oriented and able to work independently on assigned tasks.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Required: All IRB-required courses, appropriate study related certifications/training.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The qualified candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate on a professional level, act appropriately and effectively with all levels of staff, exercise good judgment. Maintains utmost confidentiality.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Work directly under the supervision of the Principal Investigator.
  • Will supervise or oversee the work of others engaged in data collection.

Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst
Working Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD 
Starting Salary Range: $52,495 to $72,210 per year
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 01-WA:Washington 
Department name: 10001377-Sociology 
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

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