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Research Project Analyst Lead
University of Missouri

Company Information: The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Missouri, as the first public university west of the Mississippi River. Current enrollment exceeds 30,000 students. Mizzou is the state’s largest and most comprehensive university with over 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools. It is one of only six public universities nationwide that can claim a medical school, veterinary medicine college and a law school on the same campus.

Position Title: Research Project Analyst Lead

Duties and Responsibilities: Major position components include: 1) coordinate and conduct statistical analyses on a variety of faculty projects, with an emphasis on epidemiological study designs; 2) report findings to faculty in an objective and professional manner; 3) prepare analytic datasets from large databases using complex inclusion and exclusion criteria, data cleaning protocols, and appropriate data management methods; and 4) work on numerous and diverse research teams.

Position Qualifications: A Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline is required. Minimum of 5 years experience in analyzing and interpreting research data. A doctorate degree is highly desirable and may be substituted for 3 years of experience.
Practical working knowledge of statistical methods and modeling and related software is required.
The candidate must possess a strong ability to work effectively on a team and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Salary Range: $53,600-$75,000

Benefits: This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position. To learn more about University benefits, please visit


Application Information: To apply for this position, please visit MU’s web site and search staff positions. The Job ID 25682 and the official title is Research Project Analyst Lead. Applications must be submitted through the HR website.

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