Job Posting

Research Fellow

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University has a opening for a research fellow to support multiple projects within the Center for Public Safety and Cybersecurity Education. The research fellow will support the university’s research projects funded by grants and other external funding. Multiple projects are currently funded that are designed to look at crime, public health, and education data to understand more about problems being researched. In collaboration with faculty and staff, the successful candidate will work a full-time schedule beginning June 1, 2021 to identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in data. This is a one-year assignment slated to go through July 2022 and may be extended dependent upon project funding and the needs of the University. The selected candidate will need to be onsite three days per week. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Acquire and filter data from multiple data sources.
•    Monitor data analytic sources related to multiple research projects.
•    Create reports based on trends and patterns with data.
•    Make project improvement recommendations based on research results.  

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
•    At least two years of experience as a research analysts or data analysts
•    Technical expertise with data models and data mining techniques
•    Experience with reporting packages, databases, such as SQL, Excel, and others.
•    Proficient in statistical packages, such as R, SAS, Tableau, or SPSS
•    Adept at report writing and presenting findings
•    Bachelor's degree in mathematics, computer science, information management, statistics, or related field. A master's degree is preferred.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.