Senior Research Data Analyst

Maryland, United States
$51,975 - $71,497
12 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD 
Starting Salary Range:  $51,975 - $71,497
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 9-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 5200 Eastern Ave, Suite 4200 
Department name: 10003110-SOM Ped Bay Bayview Pediatric Unit 
Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics seeks a Sr. Research Data Analyst to lead data management and statistical analysis for the Center for Child and Community Health Research (CCHR) and the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, And Data Management (BEAD) Core. CCHR’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of children, adolescents, families and the communities they reside in. The BEAD Core provides research support services to faculty investigators and in doing so supports the tripartite mission of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as well as the strategic objectives of people, biomedical discovery, education and performance.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and optimization of new databases and/or oversee the collection, organization and management of research and program evaluation data in REDCap and other data collection/management platforms as needed;
  • Conduct data management including data cleaning protocols, QA/QC checks, merging and linking data from multiple sources, etc.;
  • Under the guidance of the PI and collaborative team, conduct or direct statistical analyses including but not limited to regression-based longitudinal and multilevel analyses, cost-effectiveness analyses, networking analyses, techniques for missing data, etc.;
  • Provide research support and technical assistance on epidemiologic study designs and statistical approaches to clients of the BEAD core, i.e. faculty and their trainees, and team members through consultations and meetings;
  • Attend study meetings as necessary;
  • Collaborate with the study team to produce scholarly products including but not limited to reports for scientific, lay and policy audiences summarizing study findings and progress, scientific manuscripts for publication, and presentations and reports;
  • Ensure data integrity and compliance with security policies governed by HIPAA and the Johns Hopkins Medicine IRB;
  • Other duties as necessary.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master's degree in related discipline.
  • Typically require PhD.
  • 1 year related experience.
  • Require highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in a specialized field of study to conduct research.
  • Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • Experience with working with health data and conducting data management required.
  • Demonstrated experience with statistical analyses including longitudinal and multilevel analyses in health required.  
  • Must have programming expertise in Stata, MPlus, R, and/or SAS.
  • Position requires careful and thorough documentation, high levels of organization, and willingness to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience with statistical analyses including longitudinal and multilevel analyses in health required.

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 education/experience required for the respective job.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience with public health surveillance data, cost-effectiveness analyses, networking analyses, ArcGIS and spatial analyses and at least three (3) years relevant experience as an analyst is strongly preferred.  

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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