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Qualitative Research Data Analyst (Part-Time)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Institutional Research and Planning

Posting Number: req19189

Department: Medicine

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

Dr. Ernest Vina is seeking a Qualitative Research Data Analyst (Scientific Analyst II) to assist him with managing and analyzing qualitative data for his research that is focused on minimizing ethnic disparities in the clinical outcomes of patients with lower extremity osteoarthritis (OA). The incumbent will collaborate with researchers in the College of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology to analyze interview data that were conducted in English and some in Spanish. The Qualitative Research Data Analyst will be expected to maintain interview data, code using MAXQDA software, interpret study results, and help prepare manuscripts under the guidance of Dr. Vina.

This position may be eligible for hybrid work week and flexible schedule work arrangements in conversation with the supervisor.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Thematic content analysis of interview data (in English, and possibly in Spanish) for PIs and stakeholders at external institutions.
  • Under the direction of the PI, gather, enter, maintain, and analyze data that is obtained from local patient research data, as well as from external national and international patient data.
  • Identify common themes on data gathered to report to PI.
  • Enter, clean, and code interview data and synthesize results of data analysis using MAXQDA software.
  • Provide computer aided qualitative analysis.
  • Meet with multiple coders/co-investigators from the University of Arizona, Temple University, and Melbourne University, in person or via Zoom, to discuss coding preparation.
  • Gather and analyze data to prepare manuscript components for the Rheumatology Research Foundation. 
  • Assist co-investigators in preparing abstracts & manuscript. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency with use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with different groups and individuals.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree required.
  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in Spanish.
  • Experience with MAXQDA or similar software.
  • Experience/interest working in Health Services Research or Public Health.
  • Graduate degree in public health or similar field.
  • Prior formal training (i.e., completed course) in qualitative research.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 6

Job FTE: 0.15

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $28.56 - $35.70

Compensation Type: hourly rate



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The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

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Job Family

Research & Data Analysis

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Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Heather Hendrych |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

If invited for an interview, please provide three professional references.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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