Research Data Analyst (Baltimore, MD, United States, 21231)

The Johns Hopkins University
 Baltimore, MD

We are seeking a Research Data Analyst who will support research data collection and management activities as part of a coordinating center for a consortium conducting clinical trials in the area of orthopaedic trauma.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage datasets/variables and perform data cleaning
  • Merge, create and recode variables to prepare data for analyses.
  • Develop data cleaning programs for new forms and run data cleaning programs for existing forms.
  • Develop and implement data quality assurance procedures to ensure validity and reliability of study results.
  • Create analysis datasets for use by other investigators.
  • Develop analytical code for use in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Write detailed documentation/specifications for analysis data sets and related files.
  • Perform and document analyses on large, complex datasets using statistical software packages. Work with investigators to in the performance of analyses.
  • Create tables and figures in publication-quality form summarizing the results of statistical analyses and present results orally to study investigators.
  • Serve as a quality control checkpoint person for analyses when needed
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of data during data processing.
  • Proactively seek to improve or optimize workflow and discuss with coordinator/supervisor as appropriate.
  • Communicate with the Director of Informatics regularly with respect to data quality related issues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline
  • Three years related experience
  • Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior data management and analysis experience strongly preferred. Prior collaborative research experience a plus. Experience working with data close to the point of data generation or collection is desirable.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent programming skills in SAS, Stata, R, or equivalent statistical package required.
  • Strong organizational, communication, problem solving, and writing skills.
  • The applicant must have worked with large data sets, creating programs and generating tables.
  • Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines.
  • Strong time management.

Classified Title: Research Data Analyst

Working Title: Research Data Analyst

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC

Starting Salary Range: $46,560 - $64,100 - $81,650 (Commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: Monday-Friday

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: School of Public Health - East Baltimore Campus

Department name: 60004105-Health Policy & Management -METRC

Personnel area: School of Public Health

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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

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