Research Data Analyst

General Summary/Purpose:

The Research Data Analyst will have the responsibility for managing access and analysis of data from several cross-sectional and longitudinal studies on sex work, substance use and HIV/STI risk as well as a study that examines rural health disparities among people who inject drugs. The Research Data Analyst will maintain study data, manage data use agreements, and support IRB submissions and amendments. Analytic functions will include participating in the study design, statistical programming, which include manipulating and modifying the data, and conducting descriptive and exploratory analyses. The Research Data Analyst will work closely with the Principle Investigator and other research team members (e.g. Study Directors and Post-doctoral Fellows) to support the conduct of the research. The individual will help manage, analyze, interpret, and report study findings. Analyses are anticipated to result in presentations and academic manuscripts.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide research support and technical assistance on study design, analyses, and programming to study team members.
  • Conduct statistical analyses including but not limited to: regression-based longitudinal analyses; scale development, validation, and analyses, and; manipulating and merging multiple large datasets.
  • Data management including developing and implementing QA/QC procedures (including data checking and cleaning of data).
  • Merging data, creating and recoding variables to prepare data for analyses.
  • Analyzing data using a variety of standard techniques and platforms.
  • Presenting and summarizing analyses in various formats including raw output, tables, and graphics, oral and written reports.
  • Participating in field staff and analysis meetings.
  • Supporting study implementation and overall instrumentation.
  • Position may include participation in data collection.
  • Using standard computer software packages for analyzing data using a variety of standard statistical techniques (e.g. regression and longitudinal data analysis).
  • Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills.
  • Supporting IRB submissions.
  • Candidate must be detail oriented and able to work independently on assigned tasks.
  • Experience with substance use or HIV/STI research and writing research manuscripts is preferred.
  • Developing manuscript submissions.

Minimum Qualifications(Required)

Bachelor's degree in related discipline.

Three (3) years related experience.

Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by theJHU Equivalency Formula:18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *

Preferred Qualifications

Minimally requires Bachelor’s degree in related discipline, including public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, pharmacology, or similar discipline.

Three years related experience.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience with and demonstrated proficiency in using analytical software such as SAS, SPSS or Stata is required. Knowledge of GIS preferred.

  • Applicant must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team while contributing to a high quality and respectful work environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to colleagues and staff across multi-disciplinary areas.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
  • Proven ability to establish realistic goals and deliver work on schedule.
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems as they arise and communicate effectively with staff, colleagues, Co PIs, and PI.

Position Fixed End Date:June 30, 2021

Classified Title: Research Data Analyst
Working Title: Research Data Analyst ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC
Starting Salary Range:$45,195 - $62,225/Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 9:00a - 5:00p / 37. 5 hrs per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location:05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001130-HBS-Research Projects
Personnel area: School of Public Health

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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