RESEARCH ANALYST II, (PT), DCRI -CENTER FOR INFORMING HEALTH DECISIONS
Company: Duke Clinical Research Institute
Posted on: January 15, 2019
Position Title RESEARCH ANALYST II, (PT), DCRI -CENTER FOR INFORMING HEALTH DECISIONS 10-Jan-2019 Auto req ID 105944BR Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER Job Code 1381 RESEARCH ANALYST II Job Description This is a Part-Time Position (20 hours) Position Summary: This position will support stated-preference research studies in the Center for Informing Health Decisions in the Duke Clinical Research Institute. These studies employ a variety of approaches including discrete-choice experiments, best-worst scaling, contingentvaluation, and contingentbehavior methods to elicit and quantify preferences of patients,caregivers, and medical providers across features and outcomes for various medical tests, interventions,and services.The position offers an excellent environment for professional growthand development, including co-authored publications, opportunities for presenting research findings at internaland external scientific meetings, and potential for influencing evolving standardsfor regulatory applications ofquantitative patient-preference data. The position requires extensive interpersonal interaction within and across multidisciplinary research teams, including clinician investigators. The ideal candidate will have strong communications skills and applied experiencein all aspects of stated-preference studies including proposal writing, budget preparation,attribute development, survey development, experimental design, data collection, data manipulation,statistical analysis of choice data, and generation of study reports and scientific manuscripts.Familiarity with datamanagement and choice modeling using SAS, Stata, and Limdep or Biogemesoftware is required. Job Duties & Responsibilities Perform reviews of the medical literature to identify key attributes andlevels for consideration instated-preference studies.In collaboration with principal investigators, conceptualize researchideas, identify funding opportunities, and draft project proposals, budgets, and timelines.Draft study protocols for datacollection, coding and quality-controlprocedures. Lead and coordinate stated-preference survey-development tasks.Plan and lead qualitative evaluations, including focus groups andone-on-one qualitativeinterviews, for developing study attributes and testing draftstated-preference survey instruments. Generate and evaluate efficient experimental designs.Ensure compliance with Institutional Review Board policies and procedures. Perform statistical analyses of choice data using statistical softwarepackages such as SAS, Stata,Limdep, or Biogeme. Interpret results from statistical analyses and prepare oral presentations and written reports.Liaise with project sponsors, survey vendors, external research collaborators and internal project staff to coordinate timelines, discuss project-related issues, and identify solutions to operational problems. Draft clear and concise memos and study reports to communicate projectstatus and findings to sponsors and study team.Confer with principal investigators to discuss interpretation of results and plans for dissemination,and prepare and co-author manuscripts for publication. Supervise the work of lower-level employees supporting allsurvey-research tasks.Train lower-level personnel and peers in stated-preference research methods. Location Durham Requisition Number 401506195 Shift First/Day Job Family Level 12 Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME Regular / Temporary Regular Department Name DCRI -CENTER FOR INFORMING HEALTH DECISI Minimum Qualifications Education Work requires a Bachelor's degree in a field related to the specific position. A Master's degree is strongly preferred. Experience Work requires five years of experience in research/data analysis orrelated position. A related master's degree may offset required yearsof experience on a 1:1 basis, e.g. a two year master's degree in lieu two years of experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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