Research Data Analyst

10 Oct 2016 2:58 PM | SAVIR Executive Office (Administrator)

Violence Prevention Research Program

Research Data Analyst–Project Coordinator

The UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP) is a nationally-recognized leader in research on firearm violence and its prevention.  We are seeking a highly-motivated research data analyst—project coordinator to join

our core research team under the supervision of Garen Wintemute, MD, MPH,

VPRP’s director. The appointee’s initial work will be as coordinator and analyst

for a large cluster‐randomized trial of a unique law enforcement intervention

designed to prevent firearm violence. Activities will include study and analysis

plan design; data acquisition, management, maintenance, and linkage; statistical

and epidemiologic data analysis; interpretation of results; literature reviews;

manuscript, presentation, report, IRB protocol, and proposal preparation; and

liaison with investigators at other institutions and staff at the California Department of Justice and National Institute of Justice.

A master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, or a related field

is required. The incumbent is required to have experience with scientific manuscript writing and data analysis in an academic, research, or similar setting; to be able to conduct and summarize results from literature reviews; and to understand the principles and practice of epidemiological study design and data analysis. Preference will be given to candidates with experience using statistical software such as SAS, R, or Stata, to those with prior experience in project coordination, and to those with experience in research on violence.

To learn more and apply for this exciting opportunity:

On the left, select the appropriate gold box (current health system employee or other)

Click on “view job postings/apply for job”

In the Reference box, enter 046803 and click “search”

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter and CV.

The position will remain open until filled.

VPRP’s continuing mission is to develop and disseminate the research evidence on which informed

violence prevention policy and practice are based. VPRP’s director is emergency physician

Garen Wintemute, MD, MPH, Baker‐Teret Chair in Violence Prevention and one of the nation’s

leading firearm violence researchers. It is expected that he will serve as the inaugural director

of the new University of California Firearm Violence Research Center, the only statefunded

program of research on firearm violence in the United States. Magdalena Cerdá, DrPH, is

the Vice Chancellor’s Chair in Violence Prevention and VPRP’s Associate Director. Dr. Cerdá is an

internationally known social epidemiologist with special expertise in violence and substance

abuse. VPRP’s collaborating researchers represent medicine, psychiatry, epidemiology, criminology,

biostatistics, economics, and the law.

More information is at

Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research


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