October 28, 2023
Department of Neurology - Memory and Aging Center
Full Time
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We are looking for a Data Analyst Manager for the Multitudes Project. The Multitudes Project is a California State founded project aiming to bridge Neuroscience and public schools with the intent to develop a battery for early detection and intervention for children with Dyslexia.

The Data Analyst Manager will be the core of the data organization throughout the Multitudes project. This includes collaborations with other institutions, universities, school districts and other stakeholders involved in data collection, analysis, and interpretation. This position will be central in coordinating the effort to create a strong data pipeline architecture for a wide variety of research data pertinent to the project.

The Data Analyst Manager will help design and conduct research including selecting data samples, developing research instruments, analyzing collected information according to established statistical methods, and developing recommendations based on research findings. The role will also imply supervision of the junior analyst(s) and collaboration with other stakeholders in preparing reports, charts, tables, and other visual aids to interpret and diffuse data and results. 

The ideal candidate will be experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field; independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems / issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. The Data Analyst Manager will need to have Project Management skills to keep stakeholders aligned, has the ability to envision a future data architecture to support Artificial Intelligence and predictive analytic models to create innovative approaches to precision science and research to guide progressive, science based, result driven personalized interventions.

The Data Analyst Manager will work with Multitudes faculty and data science team to manage, communicate, and analyze data pertaining to all aspects of a complex multi-institutional project.  Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and research software programming techniques. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for answering specific queries in the service of research and development and will report to the COO.

The role also involves technical acumen for planning, designing, developing, implementing and administering data-based systems that acquire, prepare, store and provide access to data and metadata. Maintains and optimizes systems and migrates data and systems as needed. Ensures integrity and completeness of data and workflow, manages and / or develops data practices, databases and information systems as well as guidelines, dictionaries, registries and / or services. Interpretation of scientific research data artifacts as well as mediation across science and technology domains and long-term data care. As information architect and data steward, designs systems, data products and / or data production processes while focusing on data curation, data exchange, data security, data integrity and information environments. (Re)evaluates frameworks, strategies, standards and standards-making activities. Involve work with a project-level data repository, a center or an archive.

Additional responsibilities- conduct psychometric analyses using classical test theory, item response theory, equating to support product development Communicate technical psychometric concepts orally and in writing to all customer bases, including non-technical audiences. Work with cross-functional teams to problem-solve and find solutions for product development. With supervision, analyze, research, and propose solutions to current and future measurement problems, and communicate those solutions effectively.

***NOTE: This is an 1-year Contract role from the date of hire.


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