The American College of Physicians (ACP), a prestigious medical membership association for doctors of internal medicine located in Philadelphia, is seeking an experienced Senior Research Analyst to serve as the lead member of ACP’s research team.
The Senior Research Analyst will have experience in a survey research environment and will be responsible for study design development, identification and application of appropriate quantitative analytic methods, analysis of resultant data, and preparation of written reports. Primary responsibilities include:
Develops and implements research design, inclusive of methodology and appropriate statistical methods for analyzing data on assigned projects
Oversees planning, implementation and dissemination of the results of research to staff
Utilizes SPSS software to write programs and creates syntax to implement agreed-upon research design and methodology
Reviews data runs, suggests and pursues additional analyses as appropriate, and provides overall quality assurance
Creates presentations and writes reports to present results of analyses to staff
Maintains up-to-date knowledge and expertise with traditional and new research methods, analytic techniques, and technologies
Mentors Research staff in research methods, data analyses, and reporting techniques and reviews all reports of findings for accuracy
Qualified applicants will possess aMaster’s degree (Doctorate preferred) in a social science or quantitative field, with a demonstrated variety of experience with statistics and quantitative data analysis, health outcomes measurement, report writing, and oral presentations in the fields of survey research, market research, health services research, or one of the social sciences. The successful candidate will also possess:
Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret data – at least four years of prior experience in manipulating data sets and utilizing SPSS software to write programs and create syntax
Demonstrated expertise in survey research methodology, sampling, designing questionnaires, data analysis, and manuscript preparation
Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to mentor others
Ability to manage projects simultaneously and under pressure of deadlines
Superior attention to detail, accuracy and follow-through
ACP is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.
ACP is a national organization of internists, the largest medical-specialty organization, and second-largest physician group in the United States. Our 161,000 members include internists, internal medicine subspecialists, medical students, residents, and fellows.