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Job Req ID:  54659

Research Data Analyst

General Summary/Purpose:


The Research Data Analyst will support mixed-methods data collection and data analysis activities for several substance use related studies occurring in Maryland including the Optimizing PrEP Among Women and Their Long-Term Partners (OPAL) study. The Research Data Analyst will work closely with the Principal Investigator and each study team. The Research Data Analyst should have knowledge and experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods, community-based research, public health, and familiarity with issues and topics of importance to vulnerable substance using populations in Baltimore City. This is a full-time position that can be conducted remotely during COVID-19 until on-campus work is authorized by Johns Hopkins University.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Plan and conduct literature reviews
  • Develop and maintain protocols and materials for IRB review
  • Manage, merge, clean, and maintain data, datasets, and databases
  • Lead qualitative data activities, including moderating of focus group discussions and conducting of qualitative interviews
  • Contribute to analysis of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Participate in development and implementation processes of research projects
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analyses of study data
  • Prepare summaries and reports of study activities for diverse audiences and stakeholders, including manuscript development
  • Train and manage student team members
  • Coordinate and lead study meetings
  • Facilitate clear and consistent communication among team members


Minimum Qualifications:


  • 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.


* 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. *


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related discipline
  • One (1) year of related experience in Public Health or related field
  • Prior experience working with vulnerable populations in a research setting strongly preferred.


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Database management; qualitative data analysis skills in MAXQDA; quantitative data analysis skills in Stata, SAS, or R




Classified Title: Research Data Analyst 
Working Title: Research Data Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC 
Starting Salary Range: $45,195 - $62,335; Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Up to 37.5 hrs/week 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001130-Research Projects 
Personnel area: School of Public Health


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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