Research AnalystReq Number 38568BR
Job Title Research Analyst
Job Code and Payroll Title 7234: ANALYST I
Job Code and Payroll Title 7234 ANALYST I
Location Laurel Heights
Department Name Family and Community Medicine
Work Days MONDAY - FRIDAY 8AM - 4:30PM
Shift Length 8 Hours
Job Summary The purpose of the Research Assistant (Analyst I) position is to provide research support to the Center's busy Director/PI and co-directors for reports, manuscripts, and presentations of scientific or technical nature for meetings, conferences, and information released to the public. The analyst will conduct systematic scientific and policy literature reviews using internet search engines, library databases and expert informants. The analyst will produce scientifically accurate tables, graphs, figures, and PowerPoint slides. Additionally, the analyst will liaise with relevant research collaborators in other institutions and key contract/grant staff in state and national organizations and foundations.
Required Qualifications . BS/BA and minimum two-three years prior research or related work experience in social sciences, public health policy, biology, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
. Prior research experience, e.g. knowledge of other academic search engines, experience creating data tables, self-directed research of topics.
. Ability to translate relevant scientific findings into usable forms (tables, graphics, summary text, and charts) is essential for producing reports, manuscripts, presentations, and grant applications.
. Demonstrated advanced proficiency using EndNote, Pubmed, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
. Excellent computer skills, including trouble-shooting hardware and software problems.
. Prior medical knowledge.
. Advanced coursework in women's and minority health, and international health.
. Maternal health research experience for Center's work on the Maternal and Infant Health Assessment.
. Excellent communication, interpersonal, diplomacy, networking, and independent decision-making skills are essential to coordinate research team activities.
. Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently through e-mail and phone with busy, high-level faculty and staff at universities, state health departments, and funding agencies.
. Highly organized. Superior ability to prioritize assignments, manage several concurrent projects effectively with frequent interruptions under heavy deadlines and pressure.
. Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
. Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in a team.
. Excellent interpersonal and telephone skills.
. Highly detail-oriented. Meticulous with data.
. Demonstrated ability to track down and assess hard to find/rare international health data.
. Demonstrated ability to work with foundation and government stakeholders.
Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; climbing stairs; reaching up to shoulder height; reaching above shoulder level; carrying/lifting 20 pounds; gripping/grasping, fine/gross finger manipulation; repetitive movements of upper and lower extremities; differentiate color.
Preferred Qualifications . Interest in public health and health disparities.
. Prior UC experience and familiarity with UC practices and policies.
Position Type Full Time