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Boston University RESEARCH FELLOW, School of Public Health, Health Law, Policy & Management in Boston, Massachusetts

RESEARCH FELLOW, School of Public Health, Health Law, Policy & Management



Category

Research

Job Location

Boston, MA

Tracking Code

2331

Salary Grade

Competitive

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Description

The Research Fellow, will oversee a variety of research functions to meet externally-funded research project objectives. Principal responsibilities include a variety of research functions to meet research project objectives. Assists with recruitment of post-secondary schools for national survey. Develops data collection protocols and collects and assists with analysis of campus-level alcohol policies. Supervises maintenance of data files and coordinates team of researchers doing data analysis. Coordinates administrative details regarding subcontracts, consultants and grant reporting requirements. Plans meetings and conference calls to achieve research project objectives. Assists with analysis of survey data and development of research manuscripts. Provides other administrative and project management assistance to Principal Investigator as needed.

Why SPH?

  • Driven by our mission to improve the health of local, national and international populations, and deeply committed to igniting positive change in the world.

  • Recognized worldwide for achievements in education, research and public health activism.

  • Entrepreneurial and creative spirit in our pursuit of solutions, and innovative in our education.

  • Our values drive what we do, and how we do it.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with recruitment of post-secondary schools for national survey

  • Develop data collection protocols and collect and assist with analysis of campus-level alcohol policies.

  • Manage subcontract and consultant relationships and coordinate and schedule meetings with collaborators

  • Assist with analysis of survey data and preparation of manuscripts

  • Supervise maintenance of survey data and coordinate team of researchers doing data analyses

  • Provide other administrative and project management assistance to PI as needed.

Required Skills

  • Master’s degree preferred with 1-3 years’ experience.

  • Demonstrated skill using data management and quantatitive data analysis software i.e., SAS/SPSS/Stata, Excel.

  • Experience working with population surveys and managing large datasets strongly preferred

  • Strong writing skills and high level of organization.

  • Knowledge of Federal regulations for sponsored research.

  • Strong analytical ability as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff.

  • Must be able to handle multiple competing priorities. Self-directed, team-oriented and customer focused

  • Must be trusted with confidential information.

About SPH:

The mission of SPH is to improve the health of local, national and international populations, particularly the disadvantaged, underserved and vulnerable, through excellence and innovation in education, research and service.

Our values drive what we do and how we do it. We are deeply committed to igniting positive change in the world. We seek to create a respectful, collaborative, diverse, and inclusive community within SPH, and to promote justice, human rights, and equity within and across our local and global communities. We are bold in our pursuit of knowledge that matters, creative in our pursuit of solutions, and innovative in our education. In all we do, it is our engagement with people, communities, and institutions in the world beyond our academic walls that leads to success.

All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/cv to Dr. David Jernigan, PhD (dhjern@bu.edu).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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