Job Req ID:  111267

Research Data Analyst

The Johns Hopkins Center for Safe and Healthy Schools (CSHS) is a leading research and public-informing initiative that advances the safety, equity, and health of educational institutions throughout the pre-school to postsecondary continuum. The Center combines the expertise of highly skilled researchers with deep knowledge in teaching and learning; policing and security; surveillance and STEM; and health to achieve equitable and justice outcomes for young people. Using the best available science, our Center works towards expanding evidence-based advocacy and policy-making efforts. This combination of expertise creates a unique opportunity to turn research into action that reduces social disparities.

The Data Transparency and Equity in Policing (DTEP) unit at CSHS is seeking two Research Data Analysts to provide project management, research, and analytic support. DTEP will partner with the Office of the Vice President for Public Safety to collect data regarding the implementation, operations, and impact of the newly established Johns Hopkins Police Department on JHU campuses and Baltimore communities.

Positions are full-time, hybrid (2 days a week in the office) post based in Baltimore.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement data collection systems, research designs, and protocols for the collection of data.
  • Prepare and maintain evolving analytic datasets suitable for primary, secondary, and multi-study comprehensive analyses.
  • Merge data and create and recode variables to prepare data for analyses.
  • Work with the study team to determine appropriate statistical methods and conduct analyses.
  • Create codebooks and write technical memos that document data processing decisions and summarize the quality of data.
  • Create limited and de-identified datasets for sharing with other researchers as needed.
  • Produce publication-quality tables and figures, and associated interpretations, adhering to reproducible research standards.
  • Collaborate with the study team to produce scholarly products including but not limited to reports for scientific, lay, and policy audiences summarizing study findings and progress, scientific manuscripts for publication, and presentations and reports.
  • Successfully collaborate with cross-disciplinary members of study teams.
  • Ensure data integrity and compliance with security policies governed by FERPA and HIPAA and the Johns Hopkins IRB.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrate organization, curiosity, problem solving, resourcefulness, and flexibility.
  • An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.
  • Knowledge of the following software/statistical packages.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite required.
  • Proficiency in Stata, SAS, R, or another statistical package required.
  • Proficiency in ArcGIS strongly preferred.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Three years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Demography, Evaluation, Measurement, Quantitative Methods, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or a related field preferred.
  • Experience working on a diverse team.
  • Experience working with different communication styles.



Classified Title: Research Data Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC  
Starting Salary Range: Min $47,500 - Max $83,300 Annually ($70,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus 
Department name: Center For Safe Schools  
Personnel area: School of Education 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: 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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

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