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Senior Research Study Analyst
Thomas Jefferson University

Date Posted Jul. 14, 2022
Title Senior Research Study Analyst
University Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Department Center for Medical Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
    Research Scientist/Associate
  • Research Methods/Data Analysis
    Psychology - Educational


Providing support in all aspects (e.g., data collection and management, psychometrics and other statistical analyses, and writing technical report), and involvement in medical education research and assessment of educational and patient outcomes.

  • Responding to national and international researchers/clients who request permission to use the Jefferson Scale of Empathy (JSE) in their research, and/or request scoring instructions and statistical analysis services.
  • Preparing summary results of research findings, and technical reports.
  • Communicating with researchers/clients regarding their research design, statistical analysis, and other aspects of their projects that feature assessment of empathy.
  • Providing direction to the administrative assistant of the Jefferson Empathy Project in responding to clients’ inquiries about using the JSE in their research, survey administration, and other projects that feature assessment of empathy.
  • Managing communications and follow-ups with clients to help in proper execution of their projects.
  • Developing approaches to improve presentation of the results to the clients for their better understanding limitations of findings, and communicating with clients about interpretations of findings.
  • Developing SAS programs and procedures to perform statistical analyses requested by clients.
  • Developing methods for archiving records of projects completed for clients to facilitate follow-up on those projects if needed, and to systematically monitor research activities.
  • Collaborating on proposal development, execution, data management and analyses of externally funded projects.
  • Preparing quarterly summary reports related to the Empathy Project activities and services.
  • Participating in the development and administration of study surveys, statistical analyses, interpretation of findings, and helping Jefferson faculty, senior administrators, and medical students in their medical education research.
  • Contributing to documentation and statistical analyses of data retrieved from the Jefferson Longitudinal Study of Medical Education.
  • Assisting Jefferson faculty, staff, and students in their research including data analyses, presentation of results, and copy editing.


Master degree in Psychology/Educational and Psychological Measurement/Psychometrics, with advanced skills in research design and multivariate statistical analysis, and experience using SAS in data management and statistical analysis, plus excellent verbal and written communication skills to relate to a wide range of clients and people with different background and role.  Experience using SAS for multivariate statistical analyses and data management. Skills in using MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Conditions of Employment

Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson’s clinical entities or at the University.  If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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