Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Sr. Research Data Analyst will be a highly-motivated Bioinformatics scientist to work at the forefront of genomics research on mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder. The Sr. Research Data Analyst will serve as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary genomics research team by developing and implementing software tools, pipelines and workflows for analyzing high-throughput genomics, epigenomics, and transcriptomics data.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Data management, including data checking and cleaning of existing data, as well as creating strategies for capturing, cleaning, and quality control checks for new studies.
Merging data, creating and recoding variables to prepare data for analyses.
Analyzing longitudinal, cross-sectional and clustered data using a variety of standard statistical techniques, including linear and logistic regression, mixed effects models, survival analysis, principal component analysis, and others as needed. Integrate, organize and analyze program output.
Compile, interpret, summarize and present genomic study analyses in various formats including reports, tables, figures, graphics, oral reports, and written reports. This includes internal presentations within the center as well as external communications to collaborators across institutions and conferences.
Provide statistical advice to faculty, staff and graduate students as needed in regards to study design, sample size, power analysis, etc.
Develop and implement new pipelines and scripts to parse, process, and analyze genome-wide data sets, including next-generation sequencing data from whole exome/genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, and methyl sequencing studies, as well as array data from genome-wide association, gene expression and methylations studies.
Manage research datasets on file servers and ensure their appropriate backup, completeness, correctness and integrity.
Assist in preparing scientific presentations, grant applications and manuscripts. Present at meetings and contribute as a lead and/or co-author on manuscripts.
Liaise with external collaborative groups independently of the PI to present research updates and facilitate research with external collaborators.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Master's degree in a related field such as Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistical Genetics.
1 year related experience.
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.
Doctoral degree strongly preferred.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment and managing large datasets.
Proficiency in shell scripting and/or programming language such as Python or Perl.
Experience using analytic software such as R, SAS or Stata; knowledge of web programming.
Strong oral and written communications skills. .
Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to work independently, and to manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst Working Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495-$72,000: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003131-SOM Psy Affect Disorders and Psych Genet Personnel area: School of Medicine
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