Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Data Analyst will provide data management and analysis services to assist the Senior Investigators in ongoing and new COPD and Asthma research studies. The Research Data Analyst will work closely with other research team members (e.g. research coordinators) to support the conduct of the research. The individual will help manage, analyze, interpret, and report on research data.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Data management including data checking and cleaning of data.
Oversee and perform constructions of datasets, variables and data cleaning.
Merg data, create data code books and recode variables to prepare data for analyses.
Make suggestions or provide solutions to problems related to data management and statistical analysis.
Analyze large, complex datasets using a variety of standard statistical techniques and platforms.
Present and summarize analyses in various formats including raw output, tables, and graphics, oral and written reports.
Produce tables and graphs in publication-quality formatt and present results to senior investigators.
Perform statistical calculations and assists with preparation of progress reports, scientific abstracts and preparation and participate in writing statictical plans for grants and of papers for publication.
Use standard computer software packages and major statistical analysis software packages for analyzing data, using a variety of standard statistical techniques.
Prepare preliminary and interim analyses reports regarding the status of the database and analytical activites as well as reviews reports to verify data.
Serves as a program reviewer and quality control checkpoint person for analyses (conducted by self or by others).
Prepare analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis files. Provide assistance in the development of questionnaires by making recommendations to data collection procedures and databases structures.
Provide training, assistance and advice to students, post-docs and research staff on data analysis, analysis technigues and the use of the analysis system.
Attend weekly scientific meetings and other meetings with investigators.
Scope of Responsibility:
Knows the informal policies, procedures and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area. Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.
Exercise managerial or professional judgment and assume complete responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results. Engage in regular and continuous decision making having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline
Three years of related experience required.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for some required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology or a related quantitative field
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to exchange routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of R, STATA, SAS, Access, Excel, MSWord and RedCap.
Experience in statistical analysis, database management and data analysis including longitudinal analysis.
Any Specific Physical Requirements for the Job:
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
Communication skills using the spoken word
Ability to see within normal parameters
Ability to hear within normal range
Ability to move about
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Working Title: Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $23.17 - $31.91 Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: 15-30 hours per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002817-SOM DOM Pulmonary Personnel area: School of Medicine
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