Quantitative Research Assistant

August 23, 2023

The Kansas Health Institute (KHI) is seeking to hire a Research Assistant with quantitative research and analysis skills. If you have experience with quantitative research in healthcare, public health or a related area, you could be part of a team participating in a wide range of projects that fulfill KHI’s mission to improve the health of all Kansans through nonpartisan research, education and engagement.

The successful candidate should bring strong organizational skills that enable them to participate in a wide range of projects. They will acquire data from a broad range of public data sources, including, but not limited to, census data, vital statistics, and survey data related to health and public health, and will prepare these data for analysis. They will be provided the opportunity to support quantitative analysis for projects and gain experience in health policy and public health.

Candidates for the Quantitative Research Assistant position should have a bachelor’s degree in health, public health, social sciences or a relevant discipline, although comparable experience will be considered. Candidates should demonstrate experience in acquiring data from public sources, organizing and preparing data for analysis and illustrating data with graphics. Proficient skill in Microsoft Excel is required. Experience with data analytics, data visualization and using statistical programming language, such as SAS and R, is desirable. Being detail-oriented with the ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary, team-oriented applied research setting is essential.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications, and the anticipated hiring salary range is $45,000 to $52,700. Benefits include health insurance, retirement and other fringe benefits, paid parental and caregiver leave, an infant-at-work program, and resources for professional development. KHI is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please submit a letter of application with curriculum vitae, names of three references and samples of written work. These items can be uploaded and submitted in the form below.

For questions, please contact us at

Kansas Health Institute
212 SW 8th Avenue | Suite 300
Topeka, Kansas | 66603

KHI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization based in Topeka, Kansas, established in 1995 with a multi-year grant from the Kansas Health Foundation.

KHI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Quantitative Research Assistant Application

Quantitative Research Assistant 2.17.2023

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