Research Associate/Senior Research Associate
Job no: 502547
Position type: Salary Staff
Location: Oxford, OH
Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs
School/Unit: Academic Affairs
Department/Office: Scripps Foundation
Categories: Research, Scientific
|Research Associate/Senior Research Associate
$55,000 - $68,000
The Scripps Gerontology Center: Research Associate / Senior Research Associate to assist with research data collection, management, and analysis. Responsibilities include survey development, testing, and primary implementation using the web-based survey creation platform Qualtrics. In addition, secondary implementation may be via mailed and interview-based data collection. Experience with data management and assistance with data presentation for reports to various audiences is expected. The Research Associate may also assist researchers with report writing, project management, and research dissemination activities. Position is funded by external grants for one year; renewable upon continued funding and performance. Applicants should desire to work in a highly collaborative environment where taking initiative, working well in teams of internal and external colleagues, and exhibiting adaptability in the face of shifting priorities are valued. Miami University recognizes that technology enables us to find new ways of providing first class service and workplace flexibility. This position is approved for remote work on a hybrid basis after successful onboarding. Remote work is a working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.
Duties include and are not limited to: Assist with survey development using Qualtrics, data collection, management, and analysis, testing, and implementation using web-based, mailed, and interview-based data collection; assistance with data presentation for reports to various audiences. The Research Associate may also assist researchers with report writing, project management, and research dissemination activities.
Required: Master’s degree in gerontology or closely related social science or analytics field; coursework or work experience in quantitative research methods; coursework or training in statistical programs such as SAS or Stata for appointment as a Research Associate.
Considerations may be given to candidates with proficiency in Qualtrics; experience with database management, project management experience, informed consent and IRB processes, multiple modes of data collection (in- person, online, telephone), and preparation of manuscripts, reports and data visualizations, excellent communication skills.
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|Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applicants will begin December 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.
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