Research Data Analyst

Maryland, United States
14 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC 
Starting Salary Range: $44,749-$61,610 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full-Time 
Schedule: Working 37.5 hours per week; Monday-Friday 8-4:30pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 01-NM:New Mexico 
Department name: 10001145-Ctr for Amer IndnAlskn Nat Hlth CAIANH 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

General Summary/Purpose: 

The Research Data Analyst works for the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health (Center) as part of its infectious disease prevention team.  This is a full-time, exempt position. This position works together with the Center’s field and Baltimore-based research team to assist in the development and delivery of field-based public health services. This position is based in one or more of the Arizona and New Mexico field sites and is supervised by the Center Manager and Principal Investigator.

The Center has a mission to work in partnership with American Indian tribes to raise the health status and self-sufficiency of American Indian people to the highest possible level. This mission is accomplished through three core activities: 1) research, 2) service, and 3) training.

The goals of the infectious disease prevention projects are to evaluate the impact and efficacy of research projects aimed at improving health outcomes for Native American families and communities.  Study data results will focus on public health outcomes specific to the approved protocols at the worksite.

Project activities include significant field-based travel by car and extensive study documentation completion. Attention to detail is required.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include assisting in developing and documenting study protocols, designing study forms and questionnaires, coordinating data and biological sample collection conducted by Research Program Assistants, database design and management, assisting in statistical analysis of data and preparation of manuscripts for publication. Works closely with the Research Program Assistants and Research Nurses to ensure accurate entry of data in the database and implementation of appropriate quality control protocols. Regular tracking and generation of paperwork and computerized reports describing status of ongoing studies.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, or a health related field and three (3) years’ experience in an academic research setting required. Experience with study design, questionnaire development and data quality control procedures is required. Good organizational skills and experience with manuscript preparation and grant writing is a strong plus. Ability to handle multiple tasks is essential.

Additional related education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned. 


  • Current driver’s license issued by the state of residence and good driving record required.
  • Ability to travel with overnight stays required as needed.  Some evening, weekend and holiday work will be required.
  • Will be required to float to other sites. 
  • This position will maintain background clearance as required by the employer and any collaborating agencies.

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

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The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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