Research Data Analyst

Maryland, United States
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classified Title: Senior Research Data Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD 
Starting Salary Range: $52,000-$75,000
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday through Friday 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 60004105-Health Policy & Management -METRC 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

General summary/purpose:

The Coordinating Center for the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC) housed in the Department of Health Policy and Management is looking for a data manager/analyst. This is a full time position. The primary duties are described below.

Primary Duties:

The Research Data Analyst will support research data collection, management, and analysis activities as part of a coordinating center for a consortium conducting clinical trials in the area of orthopaedic trauma.  Primary responsibilities are as follows:

  • Execute sophisticated statistical analyses of complex clinical trials and observational studies. Assist with development and implementation of novel methodologies under direction of Principal Statistician.
  • Prepare and maintain evolving analytic datasets suitable for primary, secondary, and multi-study comprehensive analyses.
  • Implement data-driven, reproducible reporting processes for the routine management of multiple studies at multiple clinical sites.
  • Produce publication-quality tables and figures while adhering to reproducible research standards.
  • Successfully collaborate with cross-disciplinary members of study teams including the Principal Investigator, Principal Statistician, Study Director, and Study Coordinator.
  • Present research findings to clinical and methodological audiences.


Master's degree in a related quantitative or computational discipline. Typically require PhD.  The candidate should have excellent organizational, communication and writing skills. Excellent programming skills in SAS, Stata, R, or equivalent statistical package required.

Related Work Experience:

A minimum of 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. 

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Prior data analysis experience in biological, medical, or public health setting strongly preferred.  Prior collaborative research experience a plus.  Experience working with data close to the point of data generation or collection is desirable.

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

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