Research Data Analyst

Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/4/MC

Salary: $43,871 - $60,402

Status: Full-Time

Department: Medicine

Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/37.5 hrs

Location: East Baltimore

Personnel area: School of Medicine

The Gastrointestinal Epidemiology Research Center is seeking a full-time Research Data Analyst who will play a central role in designing, conducting, and sharing research. The Data Research Analyst will support the Director of the Center on a wide range of projects across sectors. This will strengthen the Gastrointestinal Epidemiology Research Center's ability to leverage research and develop approaches tailored to address the challenges of health care.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

* Prepare research plans and designs, including methodologies for quantitative research

* Conduct analysis for research projects using the appropriate methodology

* Collect, clean, and analyze data from federal and private databases, national surveys, longitudinal studies, etc.

* Prepare, disseminate, analyze qualitative data collection instruments

* Recruit, prepare, and interview key informants

* Conduct literature reviews from appropriate sources

* Summarize project results

* Present findings to internal and external partners in the form of abstracts, webpages, blog posts, or journal articles for publication

Essential Job Functions:

Perform data analysis and interpretation; utilize knowledge of statistics and quantitative analysis. Run logical sequences to create data sets. Coordinate conference calls and meetings for various research projects. Plan, support, and communicate meetings. Generate reports, charts and tables to create presentations. Present research data to large and small groups of stakeholders at meetings. Serve as a resource for research staff and stakeholders regarding data issues: collection, entry, quality, transfer. Prepare reports and applications to funding agencies and internal sources including IRB. Familiarity with library research procedures, completing literature searches culminating in the development of and maintenance of a reference library. Conduct reviews of the scientific literature and maintain bibliography. Meet with Director to review study progress.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Qualified candidates must flourish in a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment. Ability to work independently and be results driven. Must have good people skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent research and analytical skills. Experience in applying survey methodology and/or qualitative data collection methodology applied to policy research or evaluation. Fluency in quantitative analytical methods, and the ability to work with and understand complex datasets. Experience with macro and SQL SAS programming and Python. High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, policy, or a related field required and three years related experience required. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits = 1 year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college coursework may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


A Master's Degree in mathematics, statistics, policy, or a related field strongly desired.

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

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