Research Analyst -Remote

Rockville , MD
Mar 01, 2023
Mar 21, 2023
Analyst, Research
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.

Job Summary:
Westat has an immediate opening for a Research Analyst who will support and collaborate on research activities including study coordination, literature reviews, questionnaire development, presentations and reports. We are looking for an innovative, creative person to work collaboratively in our multidisciplinary tobacco research sector.  You will work closely with team members with backgrounds in tobacco regulatory science, project management, statistics, public health, psychology, data science, analytics, behavioral pharmacology, and other areas in the Tobacco Regulatory Science, and/or other research efforts.  You will be an integral member of this team.

This position is remote eligible.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work as part of a team on high-profile projects that produce results.
  • Work with project managers and task leaders on the day-to-day operations of project tasks.
  • Work with a team to collaborate with colleagues to complete project work on time and at the highest quality standards.
  • Perform tasks for qualitative and/or quantitative research studies, including collecting data, contributing to analysis and contributing to report writing. Contribute to and/or support the writing of presentations, reports and journal articles.
  • Contribute to proposals and applications for grants, contracts and cooperative agreements focused on critical tobacco regulatory and tobacco control research topics.

Basic Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree in public health, sociology, psychology or related social science field.
  • 2 or more years of relevant research experience required. Specifically with quantitative research and/or data analysis.

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 (15 days per year)
  • Sick Leave (10 days per year)
  • Holiday Leave (7 government holidays plus 2 floating holidays)
  • 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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