The Director of Study Design and Analytics will have a senior leadership role in the Lindau Lab supporting research and training efforts. This individual is a member of the leadership team in the lab and will liaise with leaders responsible for: data governance, training, research operations (including budget, finance, and personnel), and special projects. This individual leads the Lindau Laboratory analytic team, which currently includes a full time PhD researcher (social sciences), two part time PhD researchers (gerontology, anthropology), and a full time data analyst, and collaborating analysts in the Department of Population Health Sciences (which conveniently shares space adjacent to the Lindau Lab) and other partnering labs. This position reports directly to Dr. Lindau. Study Design (50%) Perform significant leadership and creative role in the design, development and execution of quantitative studies using observational, quasi-experimental, experimental and simulation designs as appropriate. Provide leadership on requirements for working with human subjects, as defined by University Institutional Review Boards. Manage and develop the analytic team, ensuring that projects progress according to specified timelines and skills grow to meet the evolving needs of the research program. Provide leadership in the implementation of community-engaged research strategies. Develop and oversee the analytic components of research trainees, including individual and small group research efforts and occasional larger group classroom-style instructional sessions. Lead the study design and analytic components of proposals, manuscripts and other dissemination materials, including writing the analytic approach, conducting analyses and supervising analytic team members in supporting proposal development activities Author and co-author dissemination materials including manuscripts, presentations and other materials and guide junior researchers to success as authors and co-authors in these activities. Collaborate productively with faculty and other research staff to grow the research program and to cultivate and maintain key collaborative relationships.Data Management and Analysis (50%)Oversee development and management of all research databases, implementing quality control measures and testing functional capacity. Oversee and conduct preparation of datasets for analysis by coding, cleaning and organizing data. Oversee and conduct descriptive and multivariate analyses as needed to accomplish the goals of the research program.. Apply high-level research and writing skills in combination with data analysis skills to ensure timely and effective dissemination of study findings. Oversee analytic team and trainees in data analysis projects, duplicating analyses as needed.
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