The Center for Research in Family Home Visiting is hiring a postdoctoral researcher for a 2-year position. The postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for helping to carry out the Center's work, which includes research and evaluation of family home visiting data in Minnesota.
The post-doctoral associate will be responsible for: • Conducting systematic and informal reviews of the literature • Cleaning and preparing longitudinal and nested data sets • Conducting statistical analysis of Family Home Visiting evaluation data • Preparing research reports and scholarly manuscripts • Communicating findings to diverse audiences in a variety of formats (written, oral, visual, etc.)
Data Analysis (50%) - Clean, structure, and verify complex datasets - Conduct statistical analysis
Scholarly Writing (40%) - Perform research related activities such as literature searches, literature reviews - Create reports for internal and external stakeholders - Contribute to manuscripts and grant applications
Administration (10%) - Attend project meetings - Other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: • Completed a doctorate in a social or behavioral science, such as: psychology, child psychology, family science/studies, human development, prevention science, nursing, or public health. • A strong record of research productivity through publications and presentations related to child and/or family well-being. • A commitment to conducting research that advances health equity. • Skills in applied statistical methods, particularly with longitudinal or hierarchical data. • Proficiency in R and compatible data visualization tools, such as R shiny. • Ability to work both independently and as a collaborative team member. • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication. • Strong organizational skills.
• Proficiency in REDCap.
Internal Number: 339055
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