Research Area Specialist Intermediate

    University of Michigan
    Ann arbor, MI
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Responsibilities*

    Develops, designs and conducts complex research analyses. Performs data analysis and interprets results. Formulates research analysis methods and suggests options for improving quality.

    Works with study team to gather data and supervise data collection and verification. Data collection may include performing laboratory assays and interpreting results. Identifies potential problems, recommends and implements solutions. Creates final analytic datasets.

    Co-authors technical portions of manuscripts. Assists in acquiring research funding including with writing technical portions of grant proposals.

    Act as a liaison with other departments and organizations to coordinate receipt and submission of project data. Works with data coordinators at study sites to standardize data requests and facilitate delivery of datasets. Works with funders and outside organizations to understand and meet data delivery requirements.

    Required Qualifications*

    MPH in epidemiology with strong background in epidemiology and public health research. Applied experience in infectious diseases epidemiology and in pandemic response activities. Experience with laboratory-based surveillance data and multiplex virus testing procedures and interpretation. Applied experience with analysis of risk factors and clinical correlates of respiratory infections. Strong written communication skills. Extensive experience with R or SAS.

    Desired Qualifications*

    4-5 years of experience and/or Experience with respiratory virus surveillance studies and federally-funded surveillance networks.

    Additional Information

    This position is term-limited for one year in duration from the time of the start of the appointment.

    Michigan Public Health is seeking a dynamic staff member with a commitment to contribution to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community.

    Background Screening

    The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

    U-M EEO/AA Statement

    The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

    Posting ID: 558408528Posted: 2020-05-22