Sr. Research Data Analyst for the American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Center (ALA-ACRC) data coordinating center, which is part of the Center for Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis. The ALA-ACRC network is a multicenter group founded in 1999 to conduct clinical studies to improve the care of lung disease in diverse populations. The network conducts randomized clinical trials and observational studies designed to evaluate a wide range of treatments for asthma and COPD. The data coordinating center investigators provide leadership for the network and the center is responsible for coordination, data management and statistical analyses for ALA-ACRC studies. The Sr. Research Data Analyst will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
The job will require working with study investigators to create and to integrate study databases. Responsibilities will include the development and maintenance of primary REDCap databases and to integrate additional data from outside sources. He/she will develop programs for evaluating data quality and provide supervision to data coordinators for quality control/assurance efforts for study data. In addition, he/she will communicate with clinical coordinators and physicians for guidance on biological or data collection issues.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Duties will include:
Conduct data management including data cleaning protocols, QA/QC checks, merging and linking data from multiple sources, etc.;
Produce study reports, figures and tables summarizing data collection and quality for interim and final reports to the funding agency;
Collaborate with the study team to produce documentation for shared databases to be posted at the NHLBI BioLINCC repository;
Ensure data integrity and compliance with security policies governed by HIPAA and the Johns Hopkins IRB;
Strong organizational and project management skills;
Ability to work independently and self-manage timelines/study priorities while working as part of a team; and
Other duties as necessary.
Applied experience in the development, optimization, and maintenance of REDCap or other databases is required;
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Master's degree in related discipline. Typically require PhD. One (1) year related experience. Require highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in a specialized field of study to conduct research.
Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the 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.
Proficiency with REDCap or other programming platform for database development and management. Three years of related experience. Ability to effectively and succinctly cooperate with investigators, coordinators and statisticians. Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience. Ability to independently use reference manuals to develop proficiency with software of computer systems. Experience in clinical research including design, analysis, and monitoring of clinical trials desirable but not required.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
We are seeking applicants with experience in data management and analysis with the following key attributes:
Ability to lead the development and optimization of new databases in REDCap for multicenter clinical research study;
Website development and maintenance experience;
Expertise in relational database structures and structured query language (SQL);
Strong organizational and project management skills;
Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
Experience within clinical or other research data management and analysis is preferable; and
Ability to work independently and self-manage timelines/study priorities while working as part of a team
Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst Working Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495 - $72,210 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 37.5 hours/week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology Personnel area: School of Public Health
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