Research Data Analyst

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
May 7, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Statistics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
General Summary/Purpose:

This position willsupport collaborative research for investigators inthe Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center. The Research Data Analyst will provide expertise in data analyses for data derived from several data sources, including but not limited to cohort studies and other epidemiologic observational studies, randomized trials, and administrative claims data. The Research Data Analyst will participate as a co-author in preparation of manuscripts and presentations reporting study results based on his/her analyses. The Research Data Analyst will work with Center investigators and collaborators on: formation of statistical designs for studies, drafting statistical analysis plans, ensuring that the data collected can support the statistical analysis plan, preparing data tables for publications and presentations at scientific meetings, writing up the study results and statistical methods, generating confidential randomization allocation schemes, developing statistical reports for quality assurance (recruitment, data quantity, data quality), and generating confidential statistical reports for data monitoring committees. The Research Data Analystwill also provide statistical consultation to investigators, trainees and other staff and collaborators as a member of the Disability Health Research Center.Compliance with procedures in accordance with reproducible research is required.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan and carry out biostatistical data analyses, including generation of analysis data sets and design and generation of tables and figures reporting analysis results
  • Contribute to writing and reviewing drafts of reports, posters, and manuscripts, including writing up interpretation of analysis results and description of statistical methods used
  • Create and maintain documentation of statistical methods and programming code
  • Create analysis datasets for scientific manuscripts and presentations and public use databases, including associated data dictionaries;
  • Identify potential problems with study data and collaborate with research team to resolve issues encountered;
  • Assist in preparing materials for and participate in investigators' meetings, Steering Committee meetings, etc.
  • Complete other as-needed data programming and analysis
  • Attend Center meetings and provide updates on status of reports, papers, and other work responsibilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
  • 3 years related experience.
  • Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula:18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. 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:

  • Master’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology or other related quantitative field.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • At least one year related experience in a work or academic setting or demonstrated ability on significant graduate school project.
  • Experience performing biostatistical analyses, including categorical, longitudinal and survival data; SAS, STATA, and/or R programming; technical/scientific writing for medical publications to describe results and statistical methods required.
  • Prior experience with database management is preferred.
  • Other requirements include:
  • Ability to work independently and use reference manuals to develop proficiency with software or computer systems.
  • Good organizational, written and verbal communication skills in the preparation and presentation of results.
  • Good interpersonal skills in dealing with investigators and a “team-oriented” approach.
  • Able to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency.
  • Required experience in statistical analysis including exploratory data analysis, regression modeling, survival analysis, and longitudinal data analysis.
  • Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

    • Proficiency in SAS, STATA, and/or R programming; proficiency in other statistical programs, such as MPlus, is a plus.

    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/8:30am-5:00pm
    Exempt Status: Exempt
    Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
    Department name: 10002959-SOM Oph General Administration
    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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    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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