Public Health Job Opportunities

Research Analyst

Review of applications will begin October 17, 2018.

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (PPC) is seeking a Research Analyst based in Lincoln
to collect and analyze data, write reports, develop research methodology, assist with grant writing, and
present findings that impact state, local and federal policy. The Research Analyst will join a diverse research
interdisciplinary team within the PPC that engages in a variety of research and consultation activities involving
private and public sector partners.


The Research Analyst position is open to applicants who have a Master’s degree in quantitative methods,
statistics, psychometrics, econometrics, epidemiology, or a related field plus two (2) years of experience with
research design and presenting data in reports. Expertise in data analysis including, but not limited to, basic
descriptives and frequencies, ANOVA, factor analysis, scale construction and validation, nonparametric
approaches, structural equation modeling, multilevel modeling, longitudinal data analysis, and time series
is required. Knowledge of research design methodologies and social science statistical analytic approaches
and ability to conduct extensive data collection is required. The position requires outstanding interpersonal,
planning, and writing skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with national, state, and local
policymakers and stakeholders. The ability to multitask and perform assigned tasked quickly and accurately is
also required. All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a DMV background
check authorizing them to operate university vehicles.

To be considered for the position, visit http://employment.unl.edu, requisition S_180418 and follow
the application instructions under “How to Apply.” Applicants will be required to attach a letter of interest,
curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and a writing sample.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color,
ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic
information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. For more information, see
http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

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