AFYA, Inc., a respectable technical service firm in Laurel, Maryland committed to improving the health care to the underserved, is seeking a Senior Research Analyst. The Senior Research Analyst will be responsible for providing research and evaluation support to division projects and guiding the development of tools and strategies to effectively execute the analytical and technical requirements of contracts/projects assigned. This is a senior level research position requiring both qualitative and strong quantitative research skills. We are seeking talented, highly-motivated applicants with the right combination of research and project management experience.
AFYA has provided a range of services to SAMHSA, CDC, CMS, AHRQ, and state health department and a candidate who has work experience with these agency is highly preferable.
Collects data from external sources, including one-on-one, face-to-face, telephone interviews, and internet.
Participates in proposal development, including marketing presentations.
Analyzes data and review documents.
Prepares written documents such as correspondence, interview guides, data collection tools and project progress summaries.
Serves as liaison with client including Federal personnel
Participates in weekly managers and marketing /business development meetings.
Supervises and directs work activities of other research staff.
Manage and monitor project budget.
PhD preferred or Master's with 8 years of research experience in a field related to health services research/policy analysis including health economics, sociology, political science, public health, health administration, research methodology and evaluation
Must have strong quantitative research and statistical analysis skills
Must have 7 years of project management
Must have strong writing and presentation skills
Experience working on projects with SAMSHA, CMS, AHRQ, CDC and state health departments preferable.
PhD preferred or Master's Degree in Public Health, or related degree with working knowledge of SPSS required.
A minimum of eight (8) years research experience with evaluation design, data collection and data analysis required.
Prior government contracting experience
A minimum of five (5) years of Supervisory experience.
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills a MUST.
Demonstrated exceptional analytical skills.
A minimum of five (5) years experience working with budgets and financial statements.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: SRA
About AFYA, Inc.
AFYA, Inc. (AFYA), in Laurel, Maryland is a professional and technical services firm with a 22 year history of providing services to components of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). AFYA’s corporate vision centers on improving the health and well-being of the underserved through the availability and use of evidence-based research data, effective health communication efforts, knowledge transfer, the training of health professionals and peer to peer collaboration and communication.