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Research Designer and Analyst (quantitative OR qualitative)

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Job Duties

Your responsibilities will include:
Designing research protocols and analysis plans,
Creating and testing survey instruments or focus group and interview protocols,
Conducting focus groups or interviews,
Analyzing data and interpreting results,
Creating written reports and verbal presentations, and
Assisting in the organization and analysis of university-wide datasets.

Job Qualifications

Master’s degree with an emphasis on research methods (quantitative or qualitative).
Three years of experience designing research projects, analyzing data, and interpreting results (quantitative or qualitative) required; five years preferred.
Proven working knowledge of Base SAS or related software, including the ability to understand and develop code, conduct statistical analyses (basic and complex), and generate summary reports.
Knowledge of best practices in survey methodology and/or qualitative methodologies.

Institution Description

The Office of Institutional Research and Analysis significantly impacts work across all areas of Carnegie Mellon University by collecting, organizing, and analyzing information that allow staff and faculty to better understand the CMU community and the environment in which they work. We are searching for a Research Designer and Analyst to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity if you thrive in an interesting and varied work environment. You will promote the partnership model of the office by guiding clients on appropriate aspects of assessment, conducting studies, and reporting results to campus stakeholders.


Application Due Date: 2019-02-01
Job Start Date: 2019-04-01
Salary: $40000 - $60000
City: Pittsburgh
State/Province/Region: PA
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
Reports To: Director
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Analysis

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