Research Associate

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Research Associate
Classification Title Research Associate
Position Number M0203783
Hours Per Week 40
Department Preventive Medicine
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Student Position No
Position Summary

Provide epidemiology expertise and leadership in advancing public health goals. Provide data management, manipulation, and analysis related to conducting epidemiology and health outcomes research. Provide general epidemiologic support, including assisting in study design development. Provide data support for epidemiology courses. Collaborate on scholarly publications and grant applications.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree with training in epidemiology
• Proficient in the use of SAS and Excel
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage time
• Excellent communication skills
• Computer literacy

Preferred Qualifications

• Proficient in use of SPSS and Sudaan
• Experience with informatics data from a PCORNet clinical data research network
• Experience with national survey data
• Experience in epidemiology research
• Experience in consulting work
• Knowledge in human biology

Environment Office
Physical Requirements Light
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

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EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Provide data support for epidemiology courses.

Description of Job Duty

Provide data management, data analysis, and report generation. Design and manage new databases as needed.

Description of Job Duty

Work offsite as needed.

Description of Job Duty

Collaborate with department personnel in the development and writing of grants, manuscripts, and reports.

Description of Job Duty

Perform other duties as may be assigned.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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