Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Salary: $44,749 - $61,610 Status: Casual Work Schedule/Hours: Varies Department name: 10002808-SOM DOM Gastroenterology Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Gastrointestinal Epidemiology Research Center is seeking a casual Research Data Analyst who will play a central role in designing, conducting, and sharing research. The Research Data Analyst will support the Director of the Center on a wide range of projects across sectors. This will strengthen the Gastrointestinal Epidemiology Research Center’s ability to leverage research and develop approaches tailored to address the challenges of health care.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Prepare research plans and designs, including methodologies for quantitative research
Conduct analysis for research projects using the appropriate methodology
Collect, clean, and analyze data from federal and private databases, national surveys, longitudinal studies, etc.
Prepare, disseminate, analyze qualitative data collection instruments
Recruit, prepare, and interview key informants
Conduct literature reviews from appropriate sources
Summarize project results
Present findings to internal and external partners in the form of abstracts, webpages, blog posts, or journal articles for publication
Essential Job Functions:
Perform data analysis and interpretation; utilize knowledge of statistics and quantitative analysis. Run logical sequences to create data sets. Coordinate conference calls and meetings for various research projects. Plan, support, and communicate meetings. Generate reports, charts and tables to create presentations. Present research data to large and small groups of stakeholders at meetings. Serve as a resource for research staff and stakeholders regarding data issues: collection, entry, quality, transfer. Prepare reports and applications to funding agencies and internal sources including IRB. Familiarity with library research procedures, completing literature searches culminating in the development of and maintenance of a reference library. Conduct reviews of the scientific literature and maintain bibliography. Meet with Director to review study progress.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Qualified candidates must flourish in a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment. Ability to work independently and be results driven. Must have good people skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent research and analytical skills. Experience in applying survey methodology and/or qualitative data collection methodology applied to policy research or evaluation. Fluency in quantitative analytical methods, and the ability to work with and understand complex datasets. Experience with macro and SQL SAS programming and Python. High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, policy, or a related field and three years related experience required. Excellent research and analytical skills. Additional education 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.
A Master’s Degree in mathematics, statistics, policy, or a related field strongly desired.
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