Sr. Research Data Manager

The Center for Child & Community Health Research (CCHR) in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is a leader in addressing social determinants of health, sexually transmitted infections and other health disparities through research, programmatic and clinical endeavors.

CCHR seeks aSenior Research Data Manager to lead data science for research projects. The responsibilities include working directly with multiple site Principle Investigators (PIs) and acting as a primary liaison to Data Coordinating Centers (DCCs) and funding agencies, such as the NIH. The role also includes oversight and guidance in the ongoing day-to-day management of research studies from design to implementation to final analyses. The activities include overseeing and at times conducting data management, biostatistical analyses, quality control and assurance checks, preparation of data for DSMB meetings, and interim and final reporting out to the PIs and funding agencies. Additionally, the incumbent will oversee other more junior programmer/analysts including their training in REDCap, quality control and assurance checks, deidentification of data, etc. The incumbent will interact direction with the Director of two large Centers and their leadership teams and play and essential leadership and supportive role related to data science.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Management/Supervision

  • Coordinate and ensure the timely, accurate submission of semiannual and annual progress and data reports to funding agencies on all studies. Oversee the data management, report submission and evaluation of multiple grants and ensure data quality.
  • Ensure Quality Assurance and Control checking of study data and provide feedback to study teams on the continuous improvement of study databases to ensure usefulness for ongoing decision-making as well as for study outcomes.
  • Supervises a data science including a data entry team to ensure that data is accurate and entered in a timely manner to ensure usefulness for ongoing decision-making as well as for study outcomes. Inform senior management of and advocate for the sufficient allocation of study (and CCHR) resources to improve data science team efficiency.
  • Manage data security and confidentiality protocols to ensure compliance with Johns Hopkins institutional guidelines for secure data management.

Data Science/Reporting

  • Oversees and performs data and database management duties, performs statistical analyses, risk factor analyses, decision and cost-effective analyses. Develops study and instrument designs, produce data reports, conducts research, fulfils data requests, and provides technical assistance. Writes study-related papers, reports, and presentations.
  • Communicating directly with PIs, Co-Is, other data scientists, program managers and directors on meeting study funding agency requirements. Ensure good communication across data science teams at CCHR and the BEAD Core. Ensure data science practices are as efficient as possible between these programs.
  • Conduct data analysis and mapping using ARC GIS or other appropriate software for study analyses.
  • Lead and/or assist with program evaluation activities for grants and contracts, as needed.
  • Generate reports for PIs, Co-Is and study team members from REDCap, as needed.
  • Remaining up to date on best practices related to STD/HIV prevention efforts. This may include travel to conferences and/or discussions with other health departments, reporting from the literature, or attending webinars.
  • Coordinating emerging data science and programming needs with other related data science staff such as REDCap expertise with the ICTR, and CCDA analysts with the ICTR, etc.
  • Primary author, co-author and significant contributor to scientific manuscripts and other scholarly products.
  • Other duties as determined by the Director of CCHR.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related discipline.
  • 5 years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or a related field.
  • Two years of experience with each of the following: design, analysis and interpretation of epidemiological based scientific studies using STATA, SAS or R.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of ArcGIS, SQL, REDCap and at least one statistical program (e.g. SAS, Stata, R) required.
  • Knowledge of epidemiologic research methodology, epidemiologic data collection procedures, epidemiologic study design, descriptive and inferential statistics.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of the biomedical sciences and public health.
  • Knowledge of interviewing and investigating techniques used in the epidemiology of human disease, of the methods and practices for the control of human disease and of the causes and sources of contagion of communicable human disease.
  • Ability to apply advanced epidemiologic principles and methods in analysis of health data.
  • Ability to direct epidemiologic investigations or studies.
  • Ability to understand technical and administrative problems and constraints involved in formulating disease control or prevention recommendations.
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret epidemiological and statistical data.
  • Ability to prepare and present reports and recommendations clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to conduct analyses for and write up scientific manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals as primary or co-author.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, imagination, resourcefulness and sound judgement

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.

Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Manager
Working Title: Director Data Science/Epidemiologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: $52,495 - $72,210 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​Johns Hopkins Bayview
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Ped Bay Bayview Pediatric Unit
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.

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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.

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