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University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant -Senior Professional Research Assistant – Data Analyst (OPEN RANK) in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant - Senior Professional Research Assistant - Data Analyst (Open Rank)

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

DOPsych Diversity Equity Inclusion Information:

The purpose of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is to hold the Department of Psychiatry’s faculty, staff, and trainees accountable for promoting a culture of inclusive excellence and respect.  We are committed to continuous education, sustaining cultural humility, and action related to DEI topics including systematic review of policies and procedures to ensure they are in alignment with the DOPsych DEI mission and vision.

Nature of Work

The Data Analyst PRA/Sr PRA position is a (0.5FTE) position responsible for the cleaning, mining, and statistical analyses of State of the States in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Longitudinal Data Project of National Significance. The project investigates long-term supports and services funded predominantly through Medicaid state HCBS Waivers and has been collecting national and state expenditure data for over 30 years. A person in this position will work alongside team members in the analytic aspects of the research including data collection system design, data management and integrity, data mining, advanced statistical analyses, and preparation of knowledge translation products and grant proposals.

Please note, this is an open rank position and could be categorized as PRA or Senior PRA based on years of experience and education.

Along with open rank, there may be an opportunity to work at additional clinical and/or research settings based on skillset and program needs within the Developmental Projects Administration – Coleman Institute. .

Professional Field

Statistics, Business, Economics, Quantitative Psychology, Public Health or related field

Examples of Work Performed

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with PI to prepare and perform statistical analyses and develop data visualizations

  • Develop and maintain data collection and management system

  • Perform data cleaning and mining activities

  • Assist with knowledge translation through development of a virtual data dashboard, manuscript and grant preparation, data briefs, and project reports

  • Document and communicate stages of analysis and forecasting models

  • Contribute to technical assistance requests

Supervision Received

The Data Analyst reports to the Principal Investigator, Emily Shea Tanis

Supervision Exercised

The Data Analyst will not supervise other employees.

Salary and Benefits:

PRA

The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at $35,600 to $55,800

This salary range represents a level 1 – level 3 PRA.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.  The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible

Senior PRA

The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at $49,000 to $74,500

This salary range represents a level 1 – level 3 Sr. PRA.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.  The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This information represents up to the 50 percentile of the salary range which is reflective of a candidate with 1-7 years of experience. The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. The above salary range ( or hiring range ) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 checks for all new employees prior to their 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.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits .

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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. 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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

  • One year of experience in academic research

  • Experience in data management and analyses

  • Experience using statistical programs (SPSS, MPlus, SAS, Excel, etc.)

PRA: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in relevant field.

Senior PRA: Master’s degree or equivalent experience in relevant field, or bachelor’s degree in relevant field, and 5 plus years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with web-based data visualization tools and data dashboards

  • Experience with economic analyses and forecast modeling

  • Strong scientific writing skills demonstrated through product development

  • Experience with administrative data sets

  • Familiarity with advanced statistical analyses methods

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following:

  • Knowledge of foundational statical methods

  • Experience in research environments

  • Experience with data collection, cleaning, mining and maintenance

  • Experience with statistical programs and data visualization tools

  • Ability to problem solve, troubleshoot and think critically

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty

Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Jun 10, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Stacey L'Hommedieu

Posting Contact Email stacey.lhommedieu@cuanschutz.edu

Posting Number 00783765

Req ID: 21625

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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