CSR is an employee-owned company that is in compliance with all Federal, state, and local ordinances of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. As an employee-owned equal opportunity firm, CSR offers competitive salaries and benefits and an easily accessible location near Metro. Minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F.

Employment Opportunities

Senior Quantitative Research Analyst

Job Description

CSR, Incorporated (a Northern Virginia consulting firm) is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Quantitative Research Analyst position to work in substance use epidemiologic research. Position responsibilities include working with a project team to develop study designs; conducting literature reviews; analyzing survey data; preparing technical reports, conference presentations, and manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals; and providing research and analytic support and consultation.

Desired skills and experience Requirements

Ph.D. in epidemiology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, psychology, health policy, or social sciences; 8+ years of demonstrated experience in the alcohol epidemiology field; expertise in addiction field or related subject area, experience in treatment is a plus; strong background in statistics and quantitative methods; knowledge and experience with public health and other datasets; experience in analyzing large datasets using SAS, SUDAAN, and/or Stata; ability to conduct studies independently and synthesize research findings from different studies; and strong skills in writing, oral presentation, and interpersonal communication. A research publication track record on relevant topics is required.

U.S. citizens or permanent residents only.

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested individuals should fax or email cover letter and résumé to (703) 312-5230, Attn: HR/QRA, or No other calls or email, please.

Task Manager/Data Manager

Job Description

Position is responsible for serving as a Technical Assistance Manager and Task Lead on a subcontract for Health Resources Services Administration, managing the day to day activities of a help desk and supervising technical associates. Position reports to the Associate Project Director. The position plans, implements, and reports on their specific areas of responsibility; works collaboratively with the CSR Associate Project Director, prime contractor’s Project Director, other Task Leads, and other project staff; ensures their respective task is running smoothly, and ensures task deliverables are delivered on-time.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Oversee activity performed under the task, including Ryan White Services Report (RSR) and Program Terms Report (PTR)

  • Serve as RSR and PTR subject matter expert
  • Ensure task deliverables delivered on-time
  • Manage the TA tracker database
  • Monitor RSR submission status and generate custom reports
  • Coordinate development of guidance materials for distribution and training
  • Provide grantee training
  • Coordinate weekly TA reports
  • Develop schedules and assignments to ensure coverage for TA phone lines and email
  • Provide training to new technical associates and other team members as needed
  • Participate in recruitment and selection of project team members
  • Maintain RSR instruction manuals and resource materials
  • Represent the project at various meetings

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job supervises two junior staff members who work as technical associates (TAs). Supervisory duties include:

  • Training on procedures for data reporting
  • Providing assignments and monitoring workload
  • Checking for accuracy and quality of information provided to Ryan White grantees and service providers
  • Ensuring accurate timekeeping and expense reimbursement
  • Conducting an annual performance appraisal and an informal mid-year performance review

In addition, the position oversees day to day activities of two prime contractor TAs but does not administratively supervise the prime contractor TAs. Close collaboration and communication with the prime contractor TAs’ supervisor is required.

Education and/or Experience

Master’s degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Ability

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, common scientific and technical journals, government regulations, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

U.S. citizens or permanent residents only.

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested individuals should fax or email cover letter and résumé to (703) 312-5230, Attn: HR/QRA, or No other calls or email, please.