Researcher, Center for Health Security

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose

Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Health Security is hiring a Sr. Research Specialist to add to Dr. Nuzzo’s team within theCenter for Health Security. This is a full-time position which will primarily support building analysis and visualizations forJohns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, and in the longer term focus on Covid-related analysis on testing, outcomes and policies, with additional possible work on other outbreak and pandemic response science.

The core responsibilities for this role include discovering, exploring, and validating data to power visualizations and answer policy-related questions, particularly those which are crucially needed by local governments. Our selected candidate will work within the Center for Health Security and cross-divisionally with groups at the Centers for Civic Impact to support the creation of quantitative analyses, comprehensible data visualizations, key findings, and insights for the public sector.

This position reports to the Sr. Scholar, Associate Professor within the Center for Health Security.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare research plans and designs, including methodologies for quantitative research
  • Conduct analysis for research projects using the appropriate methodology
  • Collect, clean, and analyze data from governments, national surveys, longitudinal studies, etc.
  • Prepare, disseminate, analyze qualitative data collection instruments
  • Conduct literature reviews from appropriate sources
  • Summarize project results
  • Present findings to teams from across Johns Hopkins University, as well as and external partners
  • Collaborate with developers, data scientists, researchers, policy experts, and other technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Maintain clear lines of communication with the Center for Health Security’s leadership, the Coronavirus Resource Center team, and others cross-divisionally and university-wide
  • Other duties as assigned

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

Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, statistics, policy, or a related field

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience using Slack

  • Knowledge of statistics, experimental design, and hypothesis testing
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Commitment to a collegial workplace
  • Capacity to work independently and in a results-oriented workplace
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Familiarity with statistical software packages (e.g., R, or Stata)
  • Familiarity with public sector data, policies, and stakeholders
  • Experience in applying survey methodology and/or qualitative data collection methodology applied to policy research or evaluation
  • Fluency in quantitative analytical methods, and the ability to work with and understand complex datasets
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well a Google Suite applications
  • Ability to identify compromised data and clean it as required.

Position End Date:June 25, 2021

Classified Title: Research Data Analyst
Working Title: Researcher, Center for Health Security ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC
Starting Salary Range: $45,195 - $62,225/ Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday 8:30am-5pm /
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location:05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001022-Health Security
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
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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