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Join our dynamic, mission-driven, and highly collaborative team at the Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research (CFAAR), a research center located in downtown Chicago that is part of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.  We are committed to finding answers and shaping policies around food allergies and asthma, and we have made findings on the prevalence of pediatric and adult food allergy in the United States, characterized the economic impact of food allergy, and identified disparities in access to care and outcomes among food allergy and asthma patients. We are driven to use scientific research to reduce the burden of these diseases and improve health equity, develop, evaluate, and disseminate interventions and conduct work to inform local, national, and international health policy.   

To apply, please follow the job posting link and formally apply via the NU Careers webpage.


REDCap Specialist / Research Data Analyst Associate  (Job ID 48773)

We are seeking to hire an experienced research data analyst associate to serve as a REDCap specialist supporting all CFAAR projects that utilize REDCap.  We’re looking for someone who has significant experience in REDCap including experience using direct data entry, survey capabilities, designer, skip logic, automated invitations and survey queue logic; experience creating and guiding the creation of REDCap forms; experience using REDCap to generate custom reports; experience supporting PIs with REDCap data exports to SAS, SPSS, R, and Stata; as well as clinical research experience. The candidate should also have some experience with basic data analysis.  The ideal candidate thrives in a dynamic environment and can lead effectively across multiple levels within our organization.

Assists in the design, development and implementation of business solutions partnering with clients to identify analytical requirements.  Compiles reports, charts, and tables based on established statistical methods. Apply online.


Research Study Assistant (Job ID 48542) Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

We are seeking to hire a Research Study Assistant to support the Childhood Activities and Nutrition and Development Oversight (CAN DO) Study, a randomized control trial which aims to explore early infant introduction of peanut and other common food allergens (egg, wheat, cashew, and walnut) in the US and the impact of early introduction on food allergy development between ages 1-3. Over 1,500 infants will be enrolled from diverse pediatric practices in Chicago.

The successful candidate will join a mission-driven, collaborative research team within a dynamic research environment. This position will support the Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR), directed by Dr. Ruchi Gupta. As a center with a presence in the both the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS), CFAAR provides community and stakeholder engagement infrastructure across the research spectrum. *Fluency in English and Spanish strongly preferred. Apply online.





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