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Center for Survey Research, Indiana University
Research Associate: Study Director and Manager of Field Operations

The Center for Survey Research (CSR) seeks a study director and manager of field operations for the Precision Health Grand Challenge (PHGC). This position leads the development and implementation of all CSR research activities pertaining to the PHGC. Responsibilities include: developing and monitoring project statement of work, budget, and timeline; assisting in preparation of IRB applications and ensuring compliance; overseeing questionnaire design and technical systems development; developing field protocols for sampling procedures, including listing and address update activities; determining field staff structure; hiring and training field staff; developing data collection and quality control protocols for face-to-face interview and biomarker collection; overseeing and reporting on field activities; and, managing preparation of datasets for the research team. This position serves as the CSR’s primary representative for the research study to university and external stakeholders, including the PHGC research team. The study director and manager of field operations will also conduct methodological research and present and publish findings.

This is a two-year appointment funded through IU’s Grand Challenges Initiative with the potential for a third year (funds permitting). Salary range: $70,000-$90,000.

Position Requirements:
Master’s degree in public health, biostatistics, survey methodology, health sciences, social sciences, or related field required. Coursework in research methods, statistics, health sciences, and management desired.

Three years of experience managing face-to-face interview/field work or clinical research projects required. Experience with managing biomarker collection highly preferred. Experience with project management, budgeting and proposal development, sampling, questionnaire design, data processing, and data analysis desired.

Must have the ability to travel to manage statewide field operations (possibly with some overnight stays), as needed. Valid driver’s license is required.

A complete application includes a cover letter, resume or CV, and contact information for three references with your online application. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3428.

Questions concerning the position should be addressed to Lilian Yahng, Director of Research and Development, Center for Survey Research, Indiana University, Eigenmann Hall 207, 1900 E. 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47406, lyahng@indiana.edu.

Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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