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FT - Qualitative Data Analysis & Survey Research Specialist, NYU (NY)

Qualitative Data Analysis & Survey Research Specialist

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New York University's Data Services, a joint NYU Libraries and NYU Information Technology Services (ITS) service, is seeking a full-time Qualitative Data Analysis & Survey Research Specialist to provide computing support to faculty, students, and staff at NYU in the areas of qualitative data analysis (QDA) and web survey research.

The QDA & Survey Research Specialist will be working in a vibrant and collaborative environment on a team that supports all phases of the data lifecycle for quantitative, qualitative, and geospatial research. Data Services offers access to specialty software packages, software training and support, and consulting expertise for many aspects of numeric, qualitative, and spatial data for research, including data access, analysis, collection, data management, and preservation. The successful candidate will work closely with Division of Libraries professionals and faculty as well as with colleagues in NYU Information Technology Services (ITS) with respect to referrals, service development, technology, standards, resources and projects.


•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a social science or other related field

•1-3 years' experience conducting or assisting with qualitative academic research with Atlas.ti and/or NVivo QDA software.

•1-3 years' experience conducting or assisting with research utilizing web survey tools such as Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, or others.

•Excellent public service, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

•Ability to work courteously and effectively with patrons and colleagues in a collaborative team environment.

•Proficiency with commonly used qualitative and survey research methods.


•Graduate degree in a social science or related discipline requiring interaction with statistical software and data sets.

•Experience teaching QDA or survey software packages and/or research methods. Experience in an academic environment, preferably in IT and/or Libraries.

•Basic understanding of geographic information systems (GIS) and/or quantitative data analysis.

New York University Libraries:

Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our global academic centers and our first “portal campus”, in NYU Abu Dhabi. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the OCLC Research Library Partnership. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with the New-York Historical Society and the Brooklyn Historical Society. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to


Salary commensurate with experience and background.

To Apply:

Please include a cover letter that reflects how your experience fits the position description. For more information about working at NYU and to apply, visit our website at To apply for this position visit

NYU’s Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

LocationNew York City

Starts OnJuly 19, 2013, 8:39 a.m.


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New York University


New York New York 10012