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Job Req ID:  58416

Sr. Research Data Analyst

General summary/purpose: Assist in analysis of documents in the Opioid Industry Documents Archive and with further development of the Archive.


Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Perform a rapid, critical analysis of approximately 247,000 documents produced by opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics, Inc. that have been released as a result of litigation, with respect to content of the materials, including the cases, dates, products, stakeholders, and document types, in order to summarize information for research and communication purposes;
  • prepare summary materials from such analyses that are suitable for dissemination to general public to promote archive access and use;
  • review, analysis and development of metadata accompanying submitted documents;
  • apply similar tools and methods to those used for the analyses above to new contributions to the opioid archives;
  • work with the project team in pursuing potential new sources of contributions to the archive.


Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • Master's degree in related discipline.
  • 1 year related experience.
  • Require highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in a specialized field of study to conduct research.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of health sciences, health policy, and/or history of science, medicine and technology.


Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of current national metadata standards.
  • Education/training in archives, library and information science, history, or related field;
  • Experience working in archives, digital humanities, digital preservation, and/or data mining;
  • Experience with or knowledge of research methodologies in the social sciences is preferred;
  • Ability to work remotely and collaborate with a diverse and geographically distributed team;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Attention to detail.


Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst 
Working Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD 
Starting Salary Range: $27.18-$38.46/hr; Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Monday- Friday 20-25 hours a week 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology 
Personnel area: School of Public Health


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