Research Data Analyst
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst
Working Title: Research Data Analyst
Starting Salary Range: $44,750 - $61,610
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: 37.5 M-F
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology
Personnel area: School of Public Health
The Research Data Analyst will work as part of a multidisciplinary team leading HIV prevention and treatment-focused research studies in India. The analyst will be responsible for coordination and analysis of data from multiple studies of different design including cluster-randomized trials, cohort studies and cross-sectional surveys recruited using respondent-driven sampling (RDS). The position will primarily require data management and analysis collected from these research projects. However, it is also expected that the individual will participate in other aspects of project management as it relates to the data including assistance with protocol/survey development, IRB progress reports and study communications. The analyst interact with a data team in India that is primarily responsible for data collection and generation of summary reports. There will be opportunities for the analyst to lead analyses and manuscript development.
- Manage study databases for ongoing research efforts in India
- Oversee quality control procedures for data collection/analysis
- Provide weekly/monthly updates to study sites on study follow-up and other metrics of quality control
- Conduct statistical analyses of data collected from these projects to support project investigators
- Coordinate and contribute to manuscripts with guidance from project investigators
- Assist with study protocol development
- Organize and manage project materials
- Assist with questionnaire development and analysis of pilot data
Requires a bachelor’s degree in public health, or related discipline, and a minimum of three years of related experience. Master’s degree in epidemiology or related discipline preferred. Additional education may substitute for some 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. 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.
- Demonstrated self-management
- Ability to work on multiple tasks, short deadlines
- Ability to exercise independent judgment
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience with respondent-driven sampling (RDS) data analysis is desired but not required.
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
Knowledge of a statistical package (R and STATA preferred.)
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