Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Cardiovascular Analytic Intelligence Initiative (CV-Ai2), part of the Blalock-Taussig-Thomas Heart Center in the Department of Pediatrics is seeking a highly qualified Sr. Research Data Analyst to work on NIH funded studies and support the CV-Ai2 analytics needs. Under the supervision of the CV-Ai2 Director, the data analyst primary responsibilities will be the analysis, interpretation, visualization and reporting of scientific findings from multiple clinical studies.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Integrate data from various sources for analysis, clean and recode data as needed
Extract data from existing databases/infrastructures using SQL
Oversee data quality monitoring, including processing, management and cleaning.
Preparation of data summaries for research reports
Work extensively in Python/R including the development of data functions that manage and analyze data
Perform descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analyses using modern statistics and machine learning
Communicate results in high-quality tables and figures
Develop new data processing routines and new data visualization tools
Participate and contribute to methodological research
Attend relevant meetings, courses or workshops as needed
Assist and mentor junior data analysts, students, trainees, etc with data analyses
Candidates will be asked in interview to demonstrate the ability, through previous experience, to complete an analytic project from end-to-end (analytic plan, data processing, analysis, visualization, report preparation)
Master’s degree in a relevant quantitative discipline required.
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:
* 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
Experience with real-world clinical/medical data (e.g. irregularly-measured data with measurement error and missing values)
Evidence of advanced health or clinical research statistical skills (course work and practical experience) including competency in methods for handling sparse data with missing values Content expertise on cardiovascular disease a definite asset
Proven ability to work with students/staff with limited statistics knowledge an asset
Excellent proficiency in statistics and machine learning using R and/or Python (preferably both) required
Knowledge of analytic methods for time-to-event (survival) and time-series data required
Working knowledge of SQL a definite asset
Working knowledge of HPC platforms a definite asset
Working knowledge of SAS and SAS macros an asset
Demonstrated creativity and latitude in problem solving
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot analytical challenges
Ability to prioritize and execute multiple competing tasks
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
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; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:30am - 5:00pm, 37.5 hours/week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003075-SOM Ped Cardiology Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University
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