Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
45% Data Management & Monitoring
Setting up, managing, cleaning, and organizing, large psychological, social science, and/or biomedical quantitative and qualitative datasets. Working with project databases such as REDCap.
Developing and maintaining data dictionaries, syntax and output files, clearly labelling and organizing variables for use of all members of the research team with varying levels of analytical and statistical expertise.
Resolution of data collection issues for entire research team including staff at data collection sites as needed.
Management, monitoring, and storage of project data to ensure its proper treatment, in line with University guidelines and procedures.
45% Data Analysis
Write syntax and run statistical analyses in SPSS and/or other statistical programs.
Work with statistical consultant to run statistical analyses in SPSS and/or other statistical programs
Work with PIs to conduct qualitative analyses in NVivo, dedoose or other qualitative software.
Generating table and/or graphs of publication quality
Collaborate with the research team to help develop data forms, survey instruments, statistical analysis plans, and to create data table shells and formal data reports.
Explain analysis and outputs to research team with varying levels of analytical and statistical proficiency.
10% Manage/Coordinate scientific activities of studies
Assist in the development and management of ACASI data collection instrument
Attend program-related meetings and activities and assists in project administration as needed.
Remain up-to-date on compliance issues and security advances.
Conduct relevant literature reviews, assist in manuscript preparation and writing, and assist with the presentation and dissemination of findings.
Other duties as assigned
About this job The Program in Human Sexuality, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School is seeking a Research Data Manager and Data Analyst for support of a 5-year federal NIH RO1 grant focused on investigating factors that may contribute to increased risk of developing chronic sexual pain among circumcised Somali American women living in Minnesota. The overall goal is to gather information to help mental health and medical providers provide culturally-sensitive and empirically- informed healthcare The Data Manager will set up and manage large quantitative data base transferred from ACASI data collection methods. The Data Manager will perform data analysis for study project and help interpret results with consultation with statistical analysis.
The Research Data Manager and Analyst will work closely with the principal investigators, statistician, co-investigators, and study team. This position will be supervised by the Principal Investigator(s).
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Master’s degree with major or minor in biostatistics/statistics or related field and coursework in statistics, data analysis and research methods plus 2 years of experience setting up, managing, cleaning, organizing, and analyzing large psychological, social science, and/or biomedical datasets (or a BS/BA in a related field with four years of work experience).
Knowledge of statistical methods, including demonstrated proficiency with statistical/analytical software.
Demonstrated data management and organizational skills including developing and maintaining data dictionaries, clearly labelling and organizing variables for use of all members of the research team with varying levels of analytical and statistical expertise.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a research team, prioritize assignments and meet deadlines.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Coursework or degree in Human Sexuality, Psychology, Marriage/Family Studies, Nursing, Medicine, Sociology, Anthropology, Social work, Public Health, Social Science, or related field. Familiarity with social science research methodology and data analysis.
Experience with databases such as REDCap, variety of statistical packages such as SPSS, R, etc.
Experience developing and managing data from audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) data collection instruments.
Some experience with coding or qualitative data analysis software.
Experience generating tables and/or graphs of publication quality for the research team.
Interest/experience in research with psychological, public health, and/or human sexuality. Comfort with, and knowledge about, human sexuality.
Interest/experience in working on a multi-disciplinary, diverse team in a highly collaborative setting.
Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational, computer, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently, as part of a team, flexibly adapt to changing priorities, and help develop innovative solutions.
Internal Number: 333068
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