The incumbent will lead data management, data analysis, and the interpretation of data analyses on overdose death data and prevention efforts. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for providing advisement to the TAC and to outside stakeholders on data specifications, data use agreements, and data representation
Master’s degree in Research Methods and/or Statistics and 3-5 years experience working in a research environment/with research data is required. Experience with standard statistical programs, such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, Excel, is required. 3-5 years of experience
Position Information Date Posted 10/09/2017 Open Until Filled No Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 10/29/2017 Working Title Research Data Analyst Job Classification Research IV Department Name 33204-Pharm-Pharmacy & Therapeutics Job Type Staff Position Number 0135336 Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications Position Description The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Research Data Analyst to assist the School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit ( PERU )’s Pennsylvania Opioid Overdose Reduction Technical Assistance Center ( TAC ). The incumbent will lead data management, data analysis, and the interpretation of data analyses on overdose death data and prevention efforts. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for providing advisement to the TAC and to outside stakeholders on data specifications, data use agreements, and data representation. The position requires the incumbent to work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team. The incumbent will be responsible for communication with county-level entities seeking assistance, conducting assessments of county-level systems, and gathering resources for developing overdose prevention initiatives. The incumbent will also be responsible for the expansion of the OverdoseFreePA.org website, overdose data, and reporting to the funding agency. Education Required Master's Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position Master’s degree in Research Methods and/or Statistics and 3-5 years experience working in a research environment/with research data is required. Experience with standard statistical programs, such as SPSS , SAS , STATA , Excel, is required. Required Licenses/Certifications Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance. Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time Percent Effort 100 Scheduled Work Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours Campus Pittsburgh University Benefits The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including: • Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match • Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance • Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit) • Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have a Master's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term? Yes No * Have you ever used a large, web-based product as part of your daily responsibilities? For Example: Access. Yes No * Please explain any experience you have with database development and management. (Open Ended Question) * Have you done/worked on any project that involved large data analysis? If yes, please explain. (Open Ended Question) * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh? Career Development Center (CDC) Chronicle of Higher Education Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink) Craigslist.org Currently a University Employee Dice.com Monster.com Pitt Career Services Pittsburgh Post Gazette Pittsburgh Technology Council PittSource Search Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below StudentAffairs.com Higheredjobs.com Indeed.com Internet Search Other: (Please specify below) * Please specify from above (if applicable): (Open Ended Question) Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume Optional Documents Cover Letter
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