Research Associate - Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

Research Associate STS position in The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has a Research Associate STS position available in the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods as a data analyst for the Center and on the C-FLASH (Cigarillo Flavor and abuse Liability, Attention, and Substitution in youtH) research study. Successful candidates will have at least 5 years statistical analysis and data management experience in the area of areas of applied population health research data management and computation, data collection instrumentation, and geographic information systems mapping and analysis.


The responsibilities for this position include applying existing analytical methods and, as appropriate, developing new methods for designing survey and qualitative research methodology and analyzing data, recruitment and retention data, and spatially related data. The Research Associate will also be responsible for all data collection, which will be conducted by the RA or the student research assistant(s) assigned to the project, ensuring the quality of data collection and will assist in development of all necessary IRB protocols. The RA will provide direct supervision for all project staff and students. Upon completion of data collection, RA will manage the analyses and write up of the study. The RA will prepare manuscripts in collaboration with funded partners to be submitted to peer-reviewed journals and present research at regional and national conferences. In addition, the RA will contribute to the Center dissemination goals through the development and dissemination of products (briefs, infographics, manuscripts) to raise the understanding and visibility of the Center’s research data and its value to the scientific and lay community.


The Candidate will have technical skills in 1) research methodologies, intervention and experimental designs, knowledge/experience of basic and advanced statistical methodology including linear regression, multivariate analysis, and geographic information systems analysis; 2) statistical analysis and data management in SPSS and SAS, as well as qualitative software; 3) Experience in policy, systems, and environmental interventions in public health; 4) survey development in Qualtrics; and Adobe Creative Suite products including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to

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Case Western Reserve University is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging excellence through diversity.  Qualified woman and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.