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Research Data Analyst

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Research Administration is seeking a Research Data Analyst to work within a multi-disciplinary team on biomarker discovery and translational clinical research. Together with the principal investigator, the data analyst will manage, analyze, and communicate data produced in collaborative projects focused on translational research, biomarker discovery, and data science and will help with publication efforts within Dr. Gill’s program of research, including laboratory and clinical activities. Successful candidates will develop and apply computational and statistical methods for the integrated analysis of high-throughput data, including genomics and biomarker discovery findings. Further, writing manuscripts, grant development and program implementation are critical.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Consults with laboratory and clinical investigators to determine their needs with respect to analysis of high-throughput genomics and biomarker data in collaboration with the principal investigator.
  • Carries out appropriate methodologic procedures for biologically informed, statistically driven analysis of high-dimensional genomics and biomarker discovery data.
  • Refine and optimize computational programs developed in the lab including but not limited to graph pad, SPSS, and other analytical statistical analysis software.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining research-focused clinical genomic and biomarker discovery clinical merged databases.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled meetings with study investigators and team. Helps with publications as needed.
  • Will oversee and direct research protocols and assays within the laboratory including miRNA extraction, sweat extraction, blood processing protocols, and assay analysis on multiple instruments within the laboratory.
  • Will oversee processes and individual oversight for data tracing, reproducibility, and proper research documentation techniques.
  • Responsible for analysis and interpretation of data using various relevant computer software applications and aid in preparation of summaries of laboratory findings in final form for publication in reports and papers to be presented at scientific meetings or publication in scientific journals.
  • Train fellows within the lab including development of training plans and the direction of the training within these plans.

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Able to direct wet lab study protocols.
  • Able to multi-task and work multiple projects at once.
  • Proficiency in writing, presenting and developing data.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and revising institutional review board application and oversight of regulatory processes.
  • Documented ability in presenting and publishing data.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Three years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Four plus years of experience as a researcher and data worker within a laboratory setting.
  • Master’s Degree.
  • Ability to develop grant proposals.

Classified Title: Research Data Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC
Starting Salary Range: $46,560-$64,100 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​Hybrid/School of Nursing
Department name: ​​​​​​​Research Administration
Personnel area: School of Nursing

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

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Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

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


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
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