Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $43,871 - $60,402 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00 with possible weekend Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt Location: 855 N. Wolfe Street Department name: 10003067-SOM Pat Transfusion Medicine Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Department of Pathology is seeking a Research Data Analyst that will work in collaboration with clinicians, translational scientists, and epidemiologists to address domestic and international public health research questions. Help to manage data from a large clinical trial that will begin in Uganda and work on large collaborative studies with government agencies such as the NIH. Make important design and data collection methodologic recommendations. Has primary responsibility for data collection, management, analysis, interpretation and reporting. The Analyst will be committed to a common mission, a team effort, and collaborations across academia.
Duties & Responsibilities
Work with Johns Hopkins faculty members to design domestic and international epidemiologic studies.
Work with Ugandan colleagues to set up a data system for a Ugandan clinical trial.
Assist in the preparation of regulatory documents for clinical trials.
Execute a wide variety of statistical analyses to answer hypothesis-driven research questions using existing data sources and publically-available national databases.
General summary reports, charts, and tables to answer research questions.
Provide technical assistance with data collection and management if needed.
Contribute to writing manuscripts/publications.
Attend and present data at scientific and nonscientific conferences.
Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication.
Regular interaction with investigators, laboratory staff, post-doctoral fellows, faculty members, and other clinical fellows.
Equipment, Machine, or Tool requirement
Experience with computers and knowledge of SAS, STATA, R, Linux/UNIX as well as either Mac OS or Windows. Ability to use the internet and web-based scholarly search engines.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Three years related experience. Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. 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.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities
Individual must be able to work independently/under minimal supervision with strong decision making skills and good judgement. Demonstrated interest in collaborative research and the importance/impact of data integrity in scientific research.
Excellent interpersonal skills in consulting with researchers and understanding their problems. Excellent writing and verbal skills in the preparation and presentation of reports. Excellent organizational skills and attention to details are required.
Highly proficient in related computer technologies for statistical analysis, graphic design, and communication (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Proficiency in SAS or STATA
Experience in R desired
Experience with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience in high-dimensional data a plus
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) up to 50% of the time. Occasionally required to traverse throughout the work area or to retrieve equipment, supplies, or specimens from other locations on campus. The employee is required to operate computer keyboard and mouse 75% of the day and must have dexterity for handling small glass slides and other specimens. Constantly repositions self to perform duties at work stations, gathering specimens.
Prolonged vision requirements including viewing computer screen, paper reports/documents, charts. Visual acuity is required to distinguish fine gradation of color.
While this position works primarily in an office environment, there is activity in Laboratory environments - Exposure to toxins and infectious agents exist, but potential for personal injury or harm is minimized if established safety and health precautions are followed. Working in laboratory where there may be discomforts due to odors, noise, temperature fluctuations, and working around lab equipment.
Staff may be required to complete annual competency review, and must insure compliance with Hospital Policy, Laboratory Policy & Procedure, Health, Safety & Environment regulations, and all applicable privacy & confidentiality laws/practices.
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