This position primarily involves performing statistical analyses using large-scale, open access national surveys and administrative databases. This individual will also help manage and analyze laboratory, clinical, and sociobehavioral survey data provided by collaborators. In addition, this individual will have the opportunity to help with the design of experiments and epidemiologic studies, communicate findings, and be involved in publication efforts. The projects will involve study questions related to infectious diseases and transfusion medicine. The analyst will work closely with researchers at JHU, the National Institutes of Health, and collaborators at other institutions. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and committed to a common mission, a team effort, and collaborations across academia.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Consults with clinical and laboratory investigators to determine their needs with respect to analysis of data in collaboration with a member of the faculty.
Carries out appropriate methodologic procedures for statistical analysis of data; ranging from descriptive exploratory data analyses to causal inference.
Prepares written reports of the statistical analyses, including relevant statistical theory, references, methods, results, and conclusions.
Participates in regularly schedule meetings with study investigators and team.
Maintains appropriate systems for database associated management, including preparing codebooks, cleaning data, creating analytic data sets and performing quality assurance/quality control.
Performs miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.
3 years related experience.
Advanced proficiency in SAS, STATA, or R statistical programming.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Master’s degree required in biostatistics, epidemiology, or other data-science-related disciplines with significant coursework in epidemiology, statistics, and computer science or programming.
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.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience working with complex survey data and/or longitudinal cohort studies is desired.
Excellent interpersonal skills in consulting with researchers and understanding their problems.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to details are required.
Excellent time and project management skills to handle multiple priorities and concurrent projects are required.
Ability to work independently and in concert with others.
Demonstrated experience in being proactive and taking initiative.
Equipment, Machine, or Tool Requirements:
Experience with computers and knowledge of SAS, STATA, or R, as well as either Mac OS or Windows operating systems. Ability to use the internet and web-based scholarly search engines (e.g., PubMed and Google Scholar).
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: 10003067-SOM Pat Transfusion Medicine Personnel area: School of Medicine
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