The Department of Surgery is seeking a Research Data Analyst to assist in the analytic datasets incorporating data from multiple sources, especially healthcare claims data, EHR data, and public health datasets to develop and implement study designs while maintaining data quality assurance procedures to ensure validity and reliability of study results. The research data analyst is critical to execute our nationally funded healthcare research.
The Research Data Analyst will work primarily on our clinical, public health and policy research to reduce costs and increase access to health care, and reduce overuse/ misuse of medical care. The Research Data Analyst will work closely with other research team members to support the conduct of the research. This individual will help manage, prepare, analyze, and interpret data, as well as report on analysis results.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage datasets/variables and perform data cleaning, including identifying potential problems with study data and collaborating with research team to resolve issues encountered.
Merge, create, and recode variables to prepare data for analyses.
Develop data cleaning programs for forms.
Develop and implement data quality assurance procedures to ensure validity and reliability of study results.
Create datasets for analysis by other investigators.
Write detailed documentation/specifications for analysis data sets and related files.
Perform analyses on datasets and document analyses using SAS and other statistical software packages, analyses include logistic and linear regression.
Create tables and figures in publication-quality form summarizing the results of statistical analyses and present results orally to study investigators.
Contribute to writing and reviewing drafts of reports, posters, and manuscripts, including writing up interpretation of analysis results and description of statistical methods used.
Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Statistics, or related discipline. Three (3) years of experience in public health or healthcare related research. Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 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 experience required for the respective job.
Qualitative research skills.
Strong programing skills in SAS, Stata, or R.
Ability to critically analyze research studies.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong organizational, communication, problem solving, and writing skills.
Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines.
Strong time management.
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Working Title: Research Data Analyst (Clinical) Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,195.00 - $62,225.00; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Surgery, Transplant Surgery Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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