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Washington University of St. Louis Senior Statistical Data Analyst - Office of Education - 49896 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Office of Education. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


This role has primary responsibility for the collection, organization, and management of quantitative and qualitative data, conducting data analyses, fulfilling data requests, and creating reports and presentations using data visualization tools, such as Tableau, using both qualitative and quantitative data. Participates in qualitative data collection activities, unit meetings, and fulfills data requests that align with role responsibilities. Implements and contributes to the design and planning of medical education research, scholarship, and evaluation projects.


  1. Performs statistical analyses such as frequencies, bivariate, and multivariate logistic regression and qualitative data analysis and prepares these data for presentation through appropriate data visualization (e.g., word clouds), tables or graphs. As necessary, role explains, presents, and assists colleagues in understanding results of data analysis. Assists the Office of Education faculty and staff seeking program evaluation assistance in their education. Creates and contributes to written reports and presentations for use by the Office of Education and its units for disseminating findings and driving informed processes.
  2. Assists with implementation of Office of Education research & scholarship projects. Designs and evaluates research procedures and activities, assists in developing plans for research projects, collects and manages study-related data, and prepares amendments to protocols and/or modifications to study design, as appropriate. Assists in protocol and budget development, dispensing of study funds, and coordination of focus groups and interviews as needed.
  3. Creates routine processes for the collection, management, and cleaning of quantitative and qualitative data. Collaborates on the creation, implementation, and management of data collection instruments that align with institutional needs and requirements.
  4. Collaborates with Office of Education and other School of Medicine partners to access, collect, and organize data needed for education research, scholarship, and evaluation projects. Creates action items for requests and provides routine updates through unit meetings and in project management software. Coordinates requests for research/scholarship consultations, and for permission to survey or otherwise engage WU medical students in research studies led by investigators within and outside WUSM.

Required Qualifications

  • Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Three to five years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (master’s degree or higher) in psychology, education, social work, sociology, public health, or related field preferred with training and experience in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, and statistics. ,
  • Experience using qualitative and quantitative data analysis software.
  • Expertise in data visualization (e.g., preparing charts and graphs).
  • Three to five years of relevant experience with research and data management, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, program evaluation, statistics.
  • Familiarity with data visualization software, such as Tableau and with qualitative and quantitative data analysis software.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to use database management, spreadsheet, statistical analysis, data visualization, and presentation software.
  • Working knowledge of and experience using qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and techniques.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use qualitative data analysis and survey-development software desired.
  • Experience with quality improvement concepts and innovation.
  • High degree of proficiency in data analysis and data management.
  • Skills and demonstrated success in designing and executing appropriate statistical data analysis.
  • Prior research training and experience.
  • Ability to contribute substantially to developing research grant applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to promote successful team building and collaboration.
  • Ability to learn quickly, take initiative, and work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Effective organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects, activities, and deadline simultaneously.
  • Expert knowledge base and experience with SAS and high degree of proficiency in data analysis and data management.
  • PC/UNIX knowledge.
  • Skills and demonstrated success in designing and executing appropriate statistical data analysis.
  • Capable of assuming a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organization skills.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $56,472 - $73,403 annually.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Senior Statistical Data Analyst - Office of Education - 49896

Job ID: 49896

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular