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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Reports to a principal investigator of sponsored projects. Exercises considerable latitude and independent judgment in overseeing the day-to-day operation of the research core. Serves as a consultant and provides technical expertise in scientific theory, research and methods of collection and analysis of data sets for a variety of research projects. Using an advanced knowledge of research methodology and techniques, provides leadership in the planning and development of survey instruments, guidelines, and procedures to collect required data. Coordinates various aspects of the study. Routinely develops research protocols. Reviews and edits text for studies. Conducts extensive literature searches and effectively summarizes reported research findings and their applicability to the research. Coordinates research and intervention activities with the team. Provides direction to consultants and team members. Coordinates and conducts special meetings. Develops and conducts presentations, represents Emory at national meetings, and co-authors publications. Collaborates on or authors reports and papers. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Sociology, Psychology or a related discipline and five or more years of research/professional experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Effective writing, analytic, presentation and organizational skills. Experience managing and executing multiple projects and working with senior health policy makers and executives is preferred. Experience conducting focus groups.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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