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Job Req ID:  62012

Research Data Analyst

The Epidemiology Department seeks a Research Data Analyst  who will be responsible for analyzing data for a series of studies focused on the optimization of sexual behavior stigma metrics and HIV surveillance for key populations across Sub Saharan Africa and the US with faculty from the Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in partnership with PRISM Health within the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Lead and conduct rigorous psychometric and latent variable analyses to characterize and test mediated associations between stigmas and HIV‐related outcomes in the context of intersectionality.

  • Develop and manage essential database processes including data cleaning and quality control.
  • Assist in the development of new statistical and epidemiological methods as appropriate for these studies.
  • Coordinate and contribute to manuscripts for peer‐reviewed publication.
  • First author publications are a potential or being co‐author on other publications
  • Assist with the preparation of reports and presentations at scientific meetings.
  • Supporting grant applications.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline. 
  • 3 years related experience. Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in biostatistics, statistical epidemiology, or related field.
  • Experience with UNIX, SPlus, database software, and/or other statistical packages desired.



Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience in statistical and scientific computing/programming in STATA, R, or SAS is necessary.
  • Comfortable dealing with data related to human rights issues such as sexual and gender minorities in stigmatized environments.
  • Demonstrated self-management.
  • Timely responsiveness to communications in person and by e-mail.
  • Prior collaborative research experience.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks with short deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement.


Technical Qualifications/Specialized Certifications:

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing large data sets.


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 the 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. 





Classified Title: Research Data Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC 
Starting Salary Range: $45,650 - $62,850 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Public Health 

Department name: ​​​​​​​Epidemiology 
Personnel area: School of Public Health


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