Job description

Institute for Health Aging

Full Time


Job Summary

Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and / or research software programming techniques. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

The In-Home Supportive Services+ Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (IHSS+ ADRD) Training Project is looking for an experienced Research Data Analyst with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and research software programming techniques (e.g., SPSS, STATA, or SAS). The IHSS+ ADRD Training Project is a community-engaged evaluation project with the objective of addressing the burden on older adults and their caregivers as well as the economic costs associated with ADRD within California's Medi-Cal funded IHSS system. We are at the early phases of data analysis.

The Research Data Analyst will take the lead in applying appropriate statistical analysis of longitudinal data. There are several sources of project data that include: training enrollment data; pre/post/follow-up caregiver surveys, longitudinal healthcare utilization data of care recipients, and pairing data between caregivers and their care recipients.

The Research Data Analyst will manage the data and conduct analyses to ensure data values are within range and meet assumptions for the statistical procedures to be used, demonstrate good judgement in selecting analytic methods and techniques to meet the project’s objectives, and recommends statistical approaches for obtaining solutions. The Research Data Analyst will also participate in report writing, presentations, and journal publications (i.e., writing and interpreting results).

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Department Description

The Institute for Health & Aging (IHA) is an organized research unit at the University of California, San Francisco. The work of the Institute includes extensive and successful research, training, and public service in the areas of bioethics, aging, and health policy.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • Thorough skills associated with statistical analysis.
  • Thorough skills in analysis and consultation.
  • Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
  • Skills in project management.
  • Research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher
  • Thorough knowledge of program evaluation and community-engaged participatory research function.

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

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Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title

006257 RSCH DATA ANL 3

Job Category

Professional (Non-Clinical), Research and Scientific

Bargaining Unit

99 - Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)

Employee Class





Mission Bay (SF)



Shift Length

8 Hours

Additional Shift Details


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