Research Analyst- Public Health and Epidemiology (Remote)

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Nov 30, 2022
Closes
Dec 07, 2022
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees. 

In this role you will work closely in a team environment of public health and infectious disease epidemiologists, biostatisticians, lab managers and other project staff on a vaccine trial and a large data collection vaccine effectiveness study (or studies). This role will involve project support including setting and managing meetings, taking meeting minutes, liaising with partner staff and client staff, and assisting with data QC and other project-related tasks.

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Maintaining study documents, hosting meetings with study collaborators and project staff, responsible for project-related day-to-day study communications.
  • Developing requirements for data management systems; overseeing data collection including working with programmers to develop requirements
  • for QA/QC reports and reviewing generated reports.
  • Working closely with study sites to assure timely study implementation and accurate data collection and delivery.

Basic Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in a health related field and a minimum of 3 years of related public health experience or, Master's degree in Public Health or related field
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with multi-site clinical epidemiologic studies and data management preferred.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated communication skills
  • Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients
  • Organization skills, including time management ability
  • Detail oriented

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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