Job opportunity: Research Associate/Statistician, East Carolina University

Research Associate/Statistician

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Organizational Unit Overview 

The Brody School of Medicine Office of Clinical and Educational Scholarship supports learner, faculty, and staff excellence in scholarly activities pertaining to patient care, population health, health professions education, and professional development in academic medicine. The office directly supports clinical and educational scholarly projects within BSOM, provides education and consulting on project methodology and dissemination of findings, and builds scholarly collaboration among BSOM departments and administrative units.

Job Duties:

The Statistician reports to the Assistant Dean of Clinical and Educational Scholarship and supports the Office of Clinical and Educational Scholarship within the BSOM Department of Academic Affairs in facilitating medical student and faculty scholarly activity at the Brody School of Medicine. The person in this position will join the Office of Clinical and Educational Scholarship, a central resource for students and faculty at the Brody School of Medicine. They will serve as the primary analyst on scholarly projects, and contribute to design and initiation of new scholarly projects serving the Brody mission. This person will also need to have a strong consultative skillset, be able to develop productive professional relationships with individuals and departments across the university, and use this knowledge to proactively identify opportunities for collaboration, education, and project development. They will be involved in the management of quantitative projects from start to finish, including data gathering, data processing/cleaning, data analysis, presentation of results, and integration of results into final reports or publications.

  • Consulting on quantitative methodology for research and quality improvement projects related to clinical care, population health, and health professions education.
  • Selecting and using appropriate statistical methods for clinical and educational scholarly projects, while maintaining compliance with relevant regulations for management and analysis of sensitive data.
  • Contributing to academic manuscripts, grant submissions, and other scholarly works.
  • Contributing to educational and faculty development programming on quantitative methodology.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Experience        

Master’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned. Experience conducting bivariate and multivariable tests. Experience with statistical analysis software packages such as Stata, R, or SAS. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education        

Experience with peer-reviewed publication in the health sciences. At least 3 years’ professional experience conducting statistical analysis. Experience with teaching, training, or conducting workshops in higher education settings. Experience with statistical analyses incorporating complex survey design, survival analysis, multilevel analysis, power analysis, structural equation modeling, and/or multiple imputation. Experience with mixed methods research. Experience with quality improvement methodology

Additional Instructions to Applicant   

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or 

Eligibility for Employment      

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information       

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to . Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.