DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist research investigators conducting longitudinal studies of human aggression in data processing and analyses tasks. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Creating SPSS data sets
Writing and documenting SPSS data and syntax files
Documenting data collection and analysis procedures
Conducting multivariate statistical data analyses using SPSS, M-Plus, & HLM
Preparing Qualtrics interviews and downloading Qualtrics data to SPSS
Supervising undergraduate assistant interviewers in collecting data
Supervising data processing assistants
This is a full-time (40 hours/week) position, funded through April 30, 2021. The anticipated 12-month annual full-time salary rate is $45,000-$48,000 depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Bachelor’s degree in a social science discipline from a high quality institution required with experience and genuine interest in social science statistical data processing and computer programming; experience and knowledge of SPSS, including experience in writing complex SPSS syntax files; experience and knowledge of M-plus, experience and knowledge of multivariate statistical analyses techniques including structural modeling, hierarchical linear modeling, and multiple imputation of missing data; previous experience with documentation of data sets and data analysis procedures. Candidate should also have the demonstrated ability and social skills to supervise and train assistants in interviewing and data processing techniques; demonstrated ability to complete complex tasks with above average accuracy with attention to details; and be dependable, reliable, and able to work independently as well as in a team oriented work environment.
The Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to ground our research in varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.