The Cooper Institute

Founded in 1970 by the "Father of Aerobics"
Kenneth H. Cooper MD, MPH


Data Research Analyst


Provides statistical analysis to address the needs of the organization including data management, reporting, and preparation of scientific manuscripts. Additionally, provides professional database support to one or more research studies, to include data collection, assistance in establishment of data collection instruments and protocol development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Use statistical software to perform statistical analyses for research studies.

Provide technical assistance to collaborators with respect to statistical analyses of scientific data.

Interpret research findings and assist with writing statistical methods descriptions for scientific manuscripts

Format data, and develop and prepare reports, charts, tables, and other related documents and graphics.

Plan and document computer data file structure; design and develop programs, manage and maintain complex statistical databases.

Select data samples, prepare questionnaires and surveys, and conduct logic checks to maintain data quality.

Participate in project planning and management with clients and other staff.

May supervise data entry personnel and/or students on specific, project-related tasks. 

Location: Work from anywhere 

Education and Experience:

Master’s or Doctoral degree in statistics or related field with at least 3-5 years of analytic experience including analysis of large/complex/longitudinal datasets.

Computer Skills:

Knowledge of SAS programming and/or other statistical software, such as Stata or R; knowledge of  programming logic and codes.

Ability to plan, create, program and manage complex statistical databases.

Experience with machine learning is a plus.



Department: Research 
Duration: Full-Time  FLSA Status: Exempt 
Position Close Date: Open until filled 

Special Position Requirements:
(travel, weekend work, etc.)

Minimal travel required for trainings or presentation of research findings at scientific conferences

Minimal weekend work required depending on deadlines


Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:

Knowledge of epidemiologic principles and statistical analysis methods required

Ability to establish effective working relationships with others

Ability to clearly communicate the results of work to others

Strong written and oral communication skills

Must be able to organize and coordinate work efficiently to meet deadlines

Ability to work effectively in an office environment


Physical Demands:

Minimal physical demands

Application Submission:

Please send resume/CV to

Position Posted On: 05/02/2022