The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) at Northwestern University is seeking a Research Data Analyst to be part of the Data Management and Analytics Core (DMAC) of the Institute’s THRIVE Center. The THRIVE Center within ISGMH conducts cutting-edge translational research that spans the spectrum from basic science discovery to intervention development and implementation. Its faculty and staff are national leaders in research on SGM adolescent and young adult sexual health and HIV/STI prevention, bisexual health, queer women’s health, alcohol and drug use, mental health, and romantic relationships and intimate partner violence. The DMAC is responsible for data lifecycle management of all of THRIVE’s research projects.
Description of the role
The Research Data Analyst will perform the following:
- Work across multiple social, behavioral, and epidemiologic research projects focused on the health and development of sexual and gender minority youth.
- Work closely with investigators and other study personnel to design and implement data management and analytic strategies that align with research objectives.
- Provide expertise in data management, quality assurance, analysis and reporting.
- Establish data accuracy and validity derived from a variety of systems.
- Conduct data analysis using statistical techniques.
- Research and analyze information using multiple databases and create reports of data and results.
- Assist in the preparation and delivery of decision support reports to both internal and external customers.
- Design data collection tools, perform data storage and de-identification procedures in accordance with institutional and national policies, assist with establishing, maintaining and sharing research data, and aid in research dissemination.
This role is expected to last until January 31, 2025, with the possibility of extension. This is a grant-funded position and continued employment is contingent upon the grant. Both in-person and fully remote work arrangements will be considered.