Senior Survey Methodologist

Children's Hospital Boston

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 23, 2012
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Job responsibilities will include:

  • providing expertise/guidance in survey/questionnaire design and implementation
  • interacting and communicating with clinical investigators
  • analyzing qualitative and quantitative data including psychometric evaluation of
  • developing grant applications and support for ongoing studies
  • pursuing new opportunities for programmatic growth and research funding
  • participating in teaching seminars on survey design and methods to research faculty


Qualified candidates must have a doctorate in the social and behavioral sciences or survey methodology, or a closely related field such as psychology, epidemiology, or public health, with postdoctoral experience preferred conducting research on all aspects of survey design, measurement, and analyses. Highly desirable analytical and technical skills include advanced knowledge of SAS, Stata, CSPro, SUDAAN, SPSS and qualitative analysis software such as NVivo. Demonstrated experience and expertise with web-based, mobile, or other computerized survey data collection methods is strongly preferred.


The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills and a strong record of collaborative research demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications. Faculty appointment will be at the Harvard Medical School with academic rank requested related to the successful candidate's record of publications, grants, and teaching experience.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their background and experience, cirruculum vitae, and contact information for three references to: Gina Healey, Clinical Research Center, Children's Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 (or e-mail  






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