Oregon Health & Science University

Qualitative Research Data Analyst (Research Data Analyst 2)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network
Salary Range
$63,667 - $87,600 Commensurate with qualifications and equity
Typically M-F, partial teleworking
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network was established in 2002 at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. ORPRN is dedicated to improving the health of rural Oregonians through community-engaged dialogue, coaching, education and research. ORPRN facilitates a broad variety of clinical health care research, quality improvement projects, and practice transformation efforts in rural Oregon. ORPRN is committed to building and sustaining a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist organization. We do so by evaluating how we develop and support our workforce, the partnerships we uphold, and how we engage in our work throughout Oregon.

Function/Duties of Position

The Qualitative Research Analyst 2 will conduct qualitative data collection, analysis, and dissemination for a variety of implementation science projects under minimal supervision. The Analyst 2 applies expertise in qualitative techniques to support the projects, and provides support to the research team to develop and implement research designs. The Analyst 2 applies and tailors strategies and tools for tracking and analyzing qualitative data.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading qualitative study tasks (e.g., data collection, data management, and analysis)
  • Training and mentoring of junior analysts
  • Designing and monitoring work plans and timelines
  • Overseeing reporting on research project activities
  • Growing the research portfolio through scholarly products and supporting grant/contract creation

Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in relevant field AND 2 years of relevant experience OR Bachelor's Degree in relevant field AND 4 years of relevant experience OR Equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Experience with qualitative research methods – including design, analysis and dissemination of research findings
  • Proficiency with qualitative research software such as ATLAS.ti and/or NVivo
  • Ability to explain qualitative concepts and results to researchers and/or community partners via verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple and competing deadlines and time pressures
  • Ability to mentor junior members
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Occasional travel around Oregon may be required for data collection

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of primary care health services research and delivery systems
  • Experience with EndNote
  • Evidence of strong scholarly proficiency and the ability to lead scholarly manuscripts
  • Experience in primary care clinical and community setting

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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