Senior Research Associate, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

Senior Research Associate: Quantitative Research Core

Senior Research Associate position in Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University


The Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has a fulltime position available for a Senior Research Associate to provide leadership to its robust and multifaceted Quantitative Research Core. The position will provide leadership to the Center’s collaborative research portfolio at the intersection of the complex interplay between the environment and health in the areas of community system dynamics modeling, longitudinal and cross-sectional survey research, geographic information systems mapping and analysis, data collection instrumentation, and database standardization and quality control. Successful candidates will have at least 5 years of experience in advanced quantitative analysis, geospatial analysis, and system dynamics modeling applied in the context of collaborative and community-engaged population health research.


The responsibilities for this position include leading and training others to apply existing analytical methods and, as appropriate, develop new methods for designing and managing survey and simulation modeling research; analyzing and interpreting dietary and psychosocial data, sales transaction data based on point-of-system reporting, recruitment and retention data, spatially related data, and data related to system dynamics modeling; translating findings through diverse dissemination methods including conference presentations, public forums, data briefs, and manuscripts; and coordinating the development and execution of study protocols, grant reporting systems, multiple IRB submissions, and task-specific trainings to support other team members engaged in Quantitative Research Core.


The Candidate will have technical skills in 1) data management methods using SAS and R; 2) data analysis methods including linear regression, multivariate analysis, geographic information systems analysis, and systems modeling; and 3) environmental health research including methods to promote social, built, and physical environments to advance health equity.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, two writing samples, and names and contact information for three references to Applications will be reviewed immediately until filled.


In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.