Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
General Purpose of the Job:
The Research Data Manager will be responsible for management of large, complex data sets from a multi-site longitudinal study of HIV. The primary activities of this position are data quality assurance checks, management of research data, creation of new summary variables, creation of datasets for investigators, creation of data tables for reports and papers.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The Research Data Manager will support research data collection and management activities as part of a data coordinating center for a study of HIV. Primary responsibilities are as follows:
Perform data cleaning, including identifying potential problems with study data and collaborating with study sites to resolve issues encountered
Create new summary variables
Merge, create, and recode variables to prepare data for analyses
Create datasets for analysis by other investigators
Create tables and figures in publication-quality form summarizing the results of statistical analyses
Write detailed documentation/specifications for analysis data sets and related files
Attend staff meetings and provide updates on status of projects
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline required.
Three (3) years of related experience required.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) 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:
Mastery of SAS, Stata, or R required. Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) proficiency.
Experience performing longitudinal data analysis and survival analysis.
Good problem-solving skills, including organizing and investigating possible solutions and presenting them to the team for discussion.
Good organizational, written and verbal communication skills in the preparation and presentation of results.
Good interpersonal skills in dealing with investigators and a “team-oriented” approach with other staff members and investigators.
Classified title: Research Data Manager
Working title: Research Data Manager
Role/Level/Range: ACRP 37.5/E/04/MC
Starting Salary Range: $45,195 - $62,225 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Fulltime
Employee Status: Exempt
Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 37.5hrs/Wk - Telecommuting until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted
Location: 700 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD
Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology
Personnel area (School): BSPH – Bloomberg School of Public Health
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