Job Details
Posting Date
16/03/2021 Expiry Date 16/04/2021 Job Reference Number: 1622-2021-03-16T13:31:07
Statistical Analyst
Category Research
College Departments
Department Research Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences
Job Purpose

To collect, organize, analyze and present qualitative and quantitative statistical information in order to understand and identify patterns and trends, which will be used in research activities and studies in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Perform qualitative and quantitative data and statistical analysis using a variety of software tools to aggregate data, and prepare standard reports in appropriate formats, as well as complete data entry, data analysis, and Interpretation activities.
  2. Compile and analyze data and interpret trends, fluctuations, and other changes that may emerge.
  3. Interpret results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex statistical analysis.
  4. Assist in the preparation of standardized exams and design evaluations for different purposes using the best available practices and standards.
  5. Manage and supervise the Social Sciences Lab (SSL) facilities and making sure that the equipment and machines are in good working order and recommends improvements as appropriate to maintain standards of accuracy and reliability.
  6. Supervise any related research activities conducted by research members, groups, and graduate students at institute, as well as guide them to determine the most appropriate analytical methodology needed, and report and document the processes.
  7. Assist in the preparation of research proposals, research projects, and the proposals for any required funding.
  8. Update and upgrade the institute's page in the University's website and any other online platforms when required.
  9. Develop forms and procedures required for the collection and compilation of data, as well as design database specifications and modify existing software packages to meet specific research project needs.
  10. Prepare various research reports, analysis and statistics related to the Research Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences when requested by the line manager.
  11. Ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of any incoming or outgoing information/data.
  12. Complete any other job-related tasks as assigned by line manager within the expected time limit.

Job Specific Accountabilities
Internal Eternal
  • Students/Researchers/Research Groups
  • Academic and non-academic staff members
  • Colleges, departments and centers
  • Government/Private Organizations
  • UAE Universities/Schools/Institutes

Required Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to prepare professional documents, in both Arabic and English.
  • Excellent knowledge of related programming languages, such as SQL and Oracle.
  • Ability to use Adobe programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop is a plus.
  • Good laboratory management including knowledge of basic lab principles and applications as well as methods, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Communication and Time management skills.
  • Analytical and critical thinking.
  • The ability to analyse, model and interpret data.
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise multiple tasks and produce reports under strict guidelines.
  • High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.
  • Inquisitive mind and passion for excellence.
  • Flexibility and ability to function effectively as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in MS office applications.

Preferred Qualification & Experience
  • Minimum of Master's degree in Applied Statistics or a similar field.
  • 4-5 years of UAE experience in similar role in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences, preferably in higher education institutions.
  • Priority is to UAE Nationals.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies

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Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Master's degree
Relevant Experience 4 or more
Living In UAE Open for all