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Company: Brown University
Location: Providence, RI
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Description:

This position is responsible for serving as a core team member of the Brown Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Primary responsibilities include participating in ongoing EPC projects including but not limited to comparative effectiveness reviews, technology assessments, horizon scans, evidence reports, topic refinement and topic development activities, and future research needs documents. The position will require successful collaboration with center staff, Brown clinical collaborators, and external experts and stakeholders. Strong quantitative skills and a solid public health background (or other closely related field) are a must. Advanced training in clinical research, epidemiology, biostatistics, or statistics is highly desirable. Prior experience with AHRQ's Effective Healthcare EPC program or with the Cochrane Collaboration is also highly desirable. This position will also be responsible for engaging in other various methodological projects of the Center, including a number of software development projects related to systematic reviews and meta-analyses. This position will also be responsible for disseminating advances and findings via manuscripts and conference presentations.

Education and Experience

Master's degree in related field (Ph.D. preferred) or equivalent combination of education and experience, with considerable laboratory/research experience 5+years

The applicant's Master's degree must be in one of the following areas or closely related: Public Health, Kinesiology, Epidemiology, Statistics, Economics/Econometrics, Quantitative Methods.

Job Competencies

♦Strong quantitative skills; advanced statistical programing skills; knowledge of R or Stata is a


♦   Familiarity with AHRQ's Effective Healthcare EPC program and/or Cochrane Collaboration

is highly desirable

♦   Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

♦   Excellent interpersonal skills

♦   Documented excellent writing, presentation and communication skills

♦   Documented experience in proposal writing in an academic environment

Additional physical demands and working conditions: Hybrid Eligible.

All candidates must possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification that are satisfactory to Brown University.

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 6/30/2025 which may be extended based upon available funding.

Recruiting Start Date:


Job Posting Title:

Research Associate


Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health


Grade 10

Worker Type:


Worker Sub-Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Position Work Location:

Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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