Johns Hopkins University

Research Data Analyst

Job description

The Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health seeks a Research Data Analyst to work as an integral part of a data analysis center study team. The Research Data Analyst will collaborate with, biostatisticians epidemiologists, statisticians, and investigators in a variety of fields to manage and analyze complex multicenter longitudinal data. The successful applicant will contribute to the development and application of statistical methods to advance the scientific goals of a national child's health study.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage datasets/variables and perform data cleaning.
Merge, create and recode variables to prepare data for analyses.
Develop data cleaning programs for new forms and run data cleaning programs for existing forms.
Develop and implement data quality assurance procedures to ensure validity and reliability of study results.
Create analysis datasets for use by other investigators.
Develop analytical code for use in a highly collaborative environment.
Write detailed documentation/specifications for analysis data sets and related files.
Perform and document analyses on large, complex datasets using statistical software packages.
Work with investigators to in the performance of analyses.
Create tables and figures in publication-quality form summarizing the results of statistical analyses and present results orally to study investigators.
Serve as a quality control checkpoint person for analyses when needed.
Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of data during data processing.
Proactively seek to improve or optimize workflow and discuss with coordinator/supervisor as appropriate.
Communicate with the Director of Informatics regularly with respect to data quality related issues.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of related experience required.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree preferred.
Prior data management and analysis experience strongly preferred.
Prior collaborative research experience a plus.
Experience working with data close to the point of data generation or collection is desirable.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The candidate should have excellent organizational, communication and writing skills.
Excellent programming skills in SAS, Stata, R, or equivalent statistical package required.
The applicant must have worked with large data sets, creating programs and generating tables.

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 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.

Classified Title: Research Data Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC
Starting Salary Range: $45,647 - $62,847 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Public Health
Department name: Epidemiology
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 at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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 or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. 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 which campus you will work. 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.

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