Research Foundation CUNY Data Analyst in New York City, New York

Job Title: Data Analyst

PVN ID: HC-1710-002132

Category: Research



StatusFull Time

SalaryDepends on Qualifications

Closing DateDec 12, 2017 (Or Until Filled)

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General Description

The Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training (CHEST) of Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) is hiring for a full-time Data Analyst position (part-time negotiable). CHEST ( is an internationally recognized multidisciplinary research center which blends academic and community-based work focused on sexual health, HIV/AIDS, LGBT issues, and substance use. CHEST is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds, including racial/ethnic and sexual/gender minorities.

Data Analyst: This position will also involve assisting with oversight of the data-related aspects of existing grant-funded projects, data analyses and manuscript development, and assisting with grant writing, as well as supervision of other staff, particularly Data Managers. The Data Analyst will be responsible for conducting complex multivariate analyses, assisting with and training staff on statistical analysis, consulting on issues related to study design and reporting; the position will also involve maintaining oversight of staff conducting ongoing data management and cleaning, syntax development, and data documentation/tracking, which will include the development and training on standard operating procedures.

Other Duties

Opportunities exist for the development of independent research projects, as well as integration into existing funded projects. We are looking for a motivated individual to become an integral part of our collaborative team.


Requirements: Must be able to work independently and manage multiple tasks, with a demonstrated history of supervisory or mentorship experience and excellent oral and written communication skills. Master's degree (minimum) or 2+ years in a doctoral degree program in data sciences, social sciences, or public health with strong training in statistics; research experience, particularly with large, NIH-funded projects (and peer reviewed publications); significant proficiency with SPSS/SAS (other software such as Mplus and Access will be considered favorably); experience working in research on LGBT populations, HIV/AIDS, sexuality, or substance use is highly desired; experience with and knowledge of one or more of the following: multilevel modeling, longitudinal data analysis, structural equation modeling, or the analysis of complex randomized controlled trials (RCTs; e.g., waitlist control design, cross-over design, comparative effectiveness trials). Full-time preferred but part-time commitments will also be considered.

Salary: Commensurate with experience along with a competitive benefits package.

When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of at least three individuals who can be contacted for references. Only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be directly contacted.