Job Details

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Position Number: 5400380
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
  • Position Type: Laboratory and Research

The School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) at UNC Greensboro is seeking a RESEARCH SCHOLAR to serve as the statistician/research methodologist in the Office of Research. This is a permanent, 12-month non-faculty position for an individual who will either play a highly valued support role to or become an integral member of collaborative research teams led by faculty. Faculty in the 11 highly ranked HHS departments/programs successfully secure over $10 million annually in external contracts and grants to conduct basic, applied, and/or community engaged research that enhances the health and well-being of individuals, families, organizations, and communities.


Job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Consultation on study design: align aims, methods, & analysis

  • Power analysis; Plan of analysis consultation and/or writing

  • Consultation on statistical analysis for manuscript preparation and on data management or database design

  • Assistance with data management and sharing plans

  • Coming onto a grant as the statistician and/or to provide limited data management support

  • Lead or provide survey methodology instruction/support to projects and proposals

  • Training & support for electronic data storage, and online database & survey development using REDCap

  • Writing statistical analysis and results sections for papers


Minimum Qualifications:



Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree in a relevant discipline, e.g., Kinesiology, Public Health Education, Nutrition, Human Development and Family Studies, Statistics, Biostatistics); or Master’s (or equivalent) degree, plus at least 5 years of relevant post-master’s professional work experience; or in rare instances, a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree, plus at least 8 years of exceptional relevant professional experience will be considered.


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Ph.D. highly desirable

  • Experience with subset of programs/platforms such as R, SPSS, Mplus, SAS, STATA, REDCap, Qualtrics

  • Graduate coursework and/or professional development training in research methodology, statistical analysis, and grant writing especially targeting NIH mechanisms

  • Knowledge of the varied disciplines within HHS and common methodological approaches in those disciplines

  • Knowledge of reporting requirements for NIH clinical trials

  • Some knowledge of qualitative and/or mixed methods approaches






Review of applications will begin August 1, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.



Full details are available here: https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/29424



Opportunity/Affirmative Action: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.





Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at askeeo@uncg.edu. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If the highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to the start date.





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