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Morehouse School Of Medicine Director I, Data Analytics and Integrity in Atlanta, Georgia

Posting Number NONAC1851

Job Title Director I, Data Analytics and Integrity

Position Title Director I, Data Analytics and Integrity

Position Type Non-Faculty

Salary up to $85,000 annually

Department Satcher Health Leadership Institute

Position Summary

In an effort to ensure the vision imperative of “Translating Discovery into Health Equity,” the Satcher Health Leadership Institute’s (SHLI) Director of Data Analytics and Integrity (DDAI) will support the institute in all activities related to the conceptualization, design, planning, management, coordination, implementation, evaluation, communication, dissemination, and sustainability of SHLI core research and analytic efforts to innovate and advance comprehensive health equity-focused research. The DDAI will serve as the core, in-house, subject matter expert responsible for study design and integrity, data collection and management, hypothesis testing, statistical analysis, and management of projects related to the SHLI strategic vision of political determinants of health, health systems transformation, and mental/behavioral health. In addition, the DDAI will be primarily responsible for the oversight of SHLI’s health equity research repository, Tracker website, and analytics staff (product manager, software engineers, etc.). The DDAI will serve as a key contact and representative for SHLI’s Research and Evaluation efforts by modeling excellent communication and a team approach as a liaison between SHLI, other departments, and the institution. In support of SHLI’s efforts in multidisciplinary health equity research, the DDAI will seek to innovate, formulate, maintain, and improve collaborative efforts with internal and external, private and public entities resulting in evidence-based discoveries and solutions that impact individuals, health systems, and overall population health, in an everchanging social and political landscape. Further, the DDAI will provide primary assistance in the identification and procurement of funding opportunities in furtherance of SHLI’s research agenda.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Problem Identification & Study Conceptualization •Provide leadership and consultation regarding research study design and feasibility. •Analyze scholarly literature to discern appropriate research agenda to ensure SHLI is addressing innovative and critical areas of concern to advance health equity and remains in line with the strategic vision of SHLI. •Assess complex problems and barriers to improvement and/or enhancement of programs and activities; recommend and assist in implementation of problem resolution strategies and actions. •Develop quantitative and qualitative methodology for data collection, hypothesis testing, and analysis. •Review and synthesize information and data into recommendations, presentations, and key issues. •Identify operational and logistical needs, develop operational plans, and provide support for core research.

Proposal Development •Manage the development and submission of proposals related to research and grant funding.
•Develop and update regulatory, Institutional Review Board (IRB), and consent forms/documents.

Data Management & Analysis
•Utilize mathematical and statistical modeling and advanced analytic approaches to assess disease burden and impact of interventions. •Leverage available statistical and analytic tools to streamline and automate processes related to disease burden and modeling. •Integrate surveillance data using statistical analyses to provide methodological support to using existing and novel data for estimating the prevalence and incidence of health conditions and the impact of interventions. •Manage, maintain, and track the content of data within SHLI’s primary data collection repository and database. •Maintain program and administrative reference materials, project files, and relevant background documents. •Develop and implement methodologies to visualize and summarize the outputs of modeling activities for internal and external partners. •Explore the utility of data visualization platforms to make core data more publicly accessible. •Develop and modify, as needed, statistical programs for enhanced/expanded analysis of surveillance data. •Support the coordination of multiple data and analytic tasks across teams.

Scholarly Output & Dissemination •Report quantitative and qualitative research findings related to health policy, health equity, and health among marginalized populations including, but not limited to data collection and analyses, writing manuscripts and other products. •Prepare and submit products for peer-reviewed publication and presentation. •Analyze, prepare, and disseminate epidemiologic products (scientific manuscripts, abstracts, reports, fact sheets and info graphics). •Present findings to stakeholders, including members of the community and target populations studied. •Contribute to technical and non-technical summaries of work, scientific reports, and publications.

Integration, Collaboration, & Visibility •Enhance visibility of SHLI’s research agenda within Morehouse School of Medicine and external partners to demonstrate value of the institute and increase collaborations across the institution. •Collaborate with the MSM research, evaluation, and marketing core to increase the footprint of the institute within the MSM community and to utilize resources available to MSM affiliates. •Coordinate data sharing with internal and external partners to maintain and improve modeling and forecasting activities. •Collaborate with other departments and institutions to conduct health equity related research and build partnerships. •Work in partnership with organizations to garner support, exchange information, solicit recommendations, synthesize information, develop pros/cons for positions, and develop policy/position papers. •Represent the institute with officials for state/local and international programs, community groups, the organization’s management, and others. •Plan and implement a comprehensive and integrated issues management program across the institute in concert with the MSM goals and priorities.

Budget Management •Provide insight regarding budgetary management and decision-making and sustainability efforts related to grant writing and funding requests.

Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or related field from a regionally accredited institution. •3 – 5 years of relevant experience and competencies in public health research and analysis. •Ability to understand complex research (qualitative/quantitative) and distill findings into clear, strategic insights. •Proven ability to work both independently and in close coordination with cross functional teams. •Proven ability to quickly identify problems, think creatively, and provide innovative solutions to challenges. •Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills. •Strong project management, negotiation, strategic thinking, and analytical skills. •Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and team members.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Posting Date 01/13/2021

Closing Date

Open Until Filled No

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