Assists in designing and implementing studies using qualitative and quantitative methods, including the development of new research protocols.
Participates in recruitment of participants, data collection, and data analysis.
Potential tasks include, but are not limited to: cleaning, analyzing, managing, and interpreting data; conducting literature reviews; drafting study instruments and protocols; assisting in training; collecting data using interviews, focus groups, surveys, and other techniques;
Ensures compliance with institutional and regulatory guidelines;
Research study opportunities; preparing reports; and assisting with grant and manuscript writing and editing for publication.
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Maintains recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Has general awareness in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in public policy, public health, social work, social sciences, or a relevant field.
Masterâ™s degree in a relevant field (e.g., MPH, MPP, MA).
Research experience, preferably in sexual and reproductive health.
Skillful in collecting qualitative data (e.g., interviews, focus groups).
Working knowledge analyzing qualitative data using software (e.g., Atlas.ti, NVivo).
Background contributing to research manuscripts, reports, or publications.
Strong interest in and commitment to sexual and reproductive health and research.
Excellent qualitative analysis skills and familiarity with qualitative data analysis software (e.g., Dedoose, Atlas.ti, NVivo).
Knowledge of research methods or techniques as well as regulatory policies.
Quantitative analysis skills and familiarity with statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, Stata) valued.
Comfort talking with interview subjects about sexual and reproductive health issues, including abortion.
Analytical and problem-solving skills.
Prioritize and manage oneâ™s time across multiple.
Attention to detail and organizational skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Willing to travel locally for study activities.
Use computers extensively for up to 2 hours.
Sit for up to 2 hours.
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