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HSC Senior Research Associate

Company: Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Position Description

Recognized as a "Great College to Work For - Honor Roll," TTUHSC provides much more than just a job! Ready for a rewarding career where you can develop and grow? Join us as we change the future of health care.

Values-Based Culture
Carnegie Classification
Hispanic-Serving Institution

Great Team! * State Pension Plan! * Excellent Benefits! * Paid Holidays! * Longevity Pay!

This position requires a person who is detail oriented, accountable, and an effective problem solver.

Performs advanced, specialized work in the planning, conducting, and/or supervising of original research at TTUHSC. Responsible for participating in, planning, scheduling and/or supervising research projects and the interpretation of the results for publication. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. May supervise research and student assistants.

Major/Essential Functions

Under general supervision, of the Data Manager, follows established policies and procedures while performing a variety of data entry and data analysis duties and ensuring data is reported as necessary to the TCHATT and CPAN programs. Organizes, stores, and analyzes data as professionally and effectively as possible, while also safeguarding a company's security and confidentiality standards.

  • Enters data in the TCHATT, ECHO, and CPAN database systems.
  • Assists with creating new surveys, spreadsheets, and files related to data management.
  • Cleans data and removes inaccurate measures from tables, datasets, and databases.
  • Uses analytical and logical methods to describe and evaluate datasets (advanced Excel skills).
  • Troubleshoots data-related problems.
  • Guarantees adherence to regulations.
  • Implements the latest security procedures and protocols for data management.
  • Regularly monitors and evaluates information and data systems that could affect analytical results.
  • Compiles monthly data reports for all programs.
  • Oversees and stays up-to-date with iECHO
  • Follows protocols for the retrieval and analysis of ongoing data storages.
  • Assists with troubleshoots data-related problems.
  • Regularly monitors and evaluates information and data systems that could affect analytical results.
  • Prepares requested data accurately and thoroughly for statistical analyses and reports.
  • Stays up-to-date with statistical software (e.g., SPSS, R, PowerBI, ArcGIS).
  • Stays up-to-date with qualitative software (e.g., Qualtircs).
  • Assists with developing data management strategies.
  • Develops and updates monthly data reports.
  • Maintains and updates professional knowledge and proficiency through continuing education, staff meetings, workshops and serving on special committees.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

    Preferred Qualifications

    The Sr. Research Associate will be an effective communicator familiar with sound research methods and analysis. The ideal candidate will have a background in child and adolescent mental health or a closely related field. Experience with peer reviewed publications and professional presentations is a plus.
    The Sr. Research Associate is expected to have knowledge of and experience with SPSS, Excel index matching and pivot tables. Familiarity and experience with Qualtrics is a plus.

    Pay Statement

    Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

    Required Qualifications

    Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or specialized academic training beyond the Bachelor's level in a particular field of science or engineering equivalent to a Doctoral degree. Two years research experience, knowledge of modern research practices, the methods, resources and standards thereof.

    Jeanne Clery Act

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

Keywords: Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr, Lubbock , HSC Senior Research Associate, Other , Lubbock, Texas

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