Programmer Analyst

Maryland, United States
$49,216.00 - $67,734.00
26 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC 
Starting Salary Range: $49,216.00 - $67,734.00
Employee group: Full-Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30-5:00 
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003182-SOM Sur Transplant Surgery 
Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University

General summary/purpose:

The successful candidates will utilize advanced mathematical, statistical, and computing tools to advance specialized scientific research interests of Clinical Research projects in the Division of Transplantation at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  The main job responsibilities are to implement simulation models, decision models, and optimization models, with related analysis, to support PIs in research projects relevant to transplantation.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Use advanced knowledge base to formulate and analyze simulation models, decision models, statistical models, and optimization models.
  • Write and document custom code in Python or other general programming language to facilitate simulation and other studies.
  • Assist in writing grant proposals for research, utilizing the application of specialized knowledge with discretion and judgment.
  • Coordinate own objectives and those of project team members at JHU.
  • Provides data verification based on specialized skill and knowledge.
  • Co-author/ author publications. Contribute original thoughts, hypotheses, and analysis to write reports, abstracts and manuscripts.
  • Presents original research at weekly lab meetings as requested by PI.
  • Speak at or attend conference representing issues and Hopkins research.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Operations Research, Management Science, or other related field. 
  • 1 year of related experience (significant independent research project(s) as part of a degree program can be considered as related experience).
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related discipline. Experience with operations research

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to read and comprehend research requirements, and to execute programming, simulation, and modeling tasks to facilitate computational healthcare research studies.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Solid planning and organizational skills, ability to prioritize work independently.
  • Sound working knowledge of Python or other general programming language, statistical software for data analysis, and decision modeling and optimization software are desirable.

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

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