Sr. Research Data Analyst

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
General summary/purpose:

The Sr. Research Data Analyst will be a highly-motivated Bioinformatics scientist to work at the forefront of genomics research on mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder. The Sr. Research Data Analyst will serve as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary genomics research team by developing and implementing software tools, pipelines and workflows for analyzing high-throughput genomics, epigenomics, and transcriptomics data.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Data management, including data checking and cleaning of existing data, as well as creating strategies for capturing, cleaning, and quality control checks for new studies.
  • Merging data, creating and recoding variables to prepare data for analyses.
  • Analyzing longitudinal, cross-sectional and clustered data using a variety of standard statistical techniques, including linear and logistic regression, mixed effects models, survival analysis, principal component analysis, and others as needed. Integrate, organize and analyze program output.
  • Compile, interpret, summarize and present genomic study analyses in various formats including reports, tables, figures, graphics, oral reports, and written reports. This includes internal presentations within the center as well as external communications to collaborators across institutions and conferences.
  • Provide statistical advice to faculty, staff and graduate students as needed in regards to study design, sample size, power analysis, etc.
  • Develop and implement new pipelines and scripts to parse, process, and analyze genome-wide data sets, including next-generation sequencing data from whole exome/genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, and methyl sequencing studies, as well as array data from genome-wide association, gene expression and methylations studies.
  • Manage research datasets on file servers and ensure their appropriate backup, completeness, correctness and integrity.
  • Assist in preparing scientific presentations, grant applications and manuscripts. Present at meetings and contribute as a lead and/or co-author on manuscripts.
  • Liaise with external collaborative groups independently of the PI to present research updates and facilitate research with external collaborators.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistical Genetics.
  • 1 year related experience.
  • Additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for 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:

    • Doctoraldegree strongly preferred.

    Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    • Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment and managing large datasets.
    • Proficiency in shell scripting and/or programming language such as Python or Perl.
    • Experience using analytic software such as R, SAS or Stata; knowledge of web programming.
    • Strong oral and written communications skills. .
    • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team,to work independently, and to manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.

    Classified Title:Sr. Research Data Analyst
    Working Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst
    Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
    Starting Salary Range: $52,495-$72,000: Commensurate with experience
    Employee group: Full Time
    Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00
    Exempt Status: Exempt
    Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
    Department name: 10003131-SOM Psy Affect Disorders and Psych Genet
    Personnel area: School of Medicine

    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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    School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


    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
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    https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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