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Job Req ID:  10939

Research Data Analyst

Classified Title: Research Data Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC 
Starting Salary Range: $43,871 - $55,000 commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm 
Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt 
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001140-Global Disease Epidemiology and Control 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

General summary/purpose

The Research Data Analyst will provide research support services to assist Research Investigators in ongoing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) randomized controlled trials and cohort studies in Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the United States. The Research Associate will work closely with other research team members to support the conduct of the research. This individual will help manage, prepare, analyze, and interpret data, as well as report on analysis results.


Specific duties & Responsibilities

  • Create databases for digital data capture systems for trials and cohort studies using Microsoft Access, ODK, or other equivalent program
  • Manage datasets/variables and perform data cleaning, including identifying potential problems with study data and collaborating with research team to resolve issues encountered
  • Merge, create, and recode variables to prepare data for analyses
  • Develop data cleaning programs for new forms and run data cleaning programs for existing forms
  • Develop and implement data quality assurance procedures to ensure validity and reliability of study results
  • Create datasets for analysis by other investigators Write detailed documentation/specifications for analysis data sets and related files
  • Perform analyses on datasets and document analyses using statistical software packages, analyses include logistic and linear regression
  • Create tables and figures in publication-quality form summarizing the results of statistical analyses and present results orally to study investigators
  • Draft and oversee data quality control protocols
  • Data entry of forms not entered by study site staff
  • Support preparation of IRB submissions and amendments
  • Contribute to writing and reviewing drafts of reports, posters, and manuscripts, including writing up interpretation of analysis results and description of statistical methods used
  • Travel required to study sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangladesh, and the United States to support site study staff on data analysis and data management.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Statistics, including or related discipline.
  • Three years of related experience
  • 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 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. *


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong programing skills in SAS, Stata, or R
  • French language skills are preferred
  • Strong organizational, communication, problem solving, and writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines
  • Strong time management
  • Ability to critically analyze research studies.




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