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StatsRRTC is Hiring! Join the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability

by User Not Found | Sep 16, 2014

Project Research Associate  - Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics

SUMMARY: Under supervision of project director and/or faculty member, this position will conduct quantitative research using nationally representative survey data to examine disability and government sponsored programs, disability and health, and disability and employment. The individual will assist in conducting literature reviews, analyzing, research data obtained; assisting in creation of dissemination, training and informational materials, and reporting and publishing final results. Overall, the individual will be expected to work autonomously and collaboratively, generate new ideas, and be able to hold discussions and collaborate with national leaders in the area of disability research.  

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications
  1. Bachelor's degree in a non-technical field appropriate to research being performed. 
  2. Three years of experience related to area of research. 
  3. Advanced quantitative research experience, including use of SPSS, Stata and/or SAS to analyze complex national survey data sets. 
  4. Technical writing experience suitable for contributing to peer-reviewed journal article  
  5. Master's degree or doctoral/professional degree in a related disciplinary field preferred. 
  6. Knowledge of publicly funded programs that serve persons with disabilities, including Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, vocational rehabilitation, Medicaid, Medicare, and using health claims data for analysis.  

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