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Job Req ID:  106058

Sr. Research Data Analyst

We are seeking a Senior Research Data Analyst. The Senior Research Data Analyst provides technical support to research, monitoring and evaluation activities for domestic and international programs implemented by CCP, with direction from higher-level R&E staff. The Senior Research Data Analyst assists Research and Evaluation Officers with activities along the continuum of research from conception and design to results interpretation, reporting, and dissemination. This position also supports the work of locally-based research, monitoring and evaluation staff in CCP country offices, including research consultants and vendors, to implement and monitor research activities. Individuals in the Senior Research Data Analyst position have advanced education and/or training, and knowledge and experience in quantitative and qualitative methods including research designs and statistical analysis using analytical software. The Senior Research Data Analyst will travel internationally to deliver short-term technical assistance (STTA), with direction from higher-level R&E staff.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Theory, Frameworks & Models

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of SBCC theory and models, and applies it to R&E studies w/direction.

Research & Evaluation

Research Design

  • Conducts literature reviews to support R&E designs, and IRB protocols w/Direction.

Tools Development

  • Assists with the development of R&E quantitative and qualitative data collection tools w/Direction.
  • Assists with the development of mobile and electronic data collection tools w/Support.

Field Work

  • Assists with drafts of RFP for R&E data collection w/Direction.
  • Assists with review of competitive proposals.
  • Assists with development and implementation of field training w/Direction.
  • Assists with supervision of R&E fieldwork and quality assurance w/Direction.


  • Assists with the development of research reports and manuscripts (includes scientific writing), presentations, posters, blogs, and other products, with writing that is accurate and clear with logical flow, w/Direction.
  • Contributes data visualization resources for reports and other products w/Direction.

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL)

MEL Design

  • Conducts literature reviews to support MEL designs, and IRB protocols w/Direction.
  • Assists with identification of key indicators and development of Performance Monitoring Plans (PMPs) for projects w/Direction.

MEL Data Analysis

  • Assists in monitoring data compilation for program feedback w/Direction.

Statistics & Analysis

Quantitative Analysis

  • Assists with R&E data cleaning and data preparation for analysis w/Direction.
  • Performs basic quantitative analysis using statistical software (STATA, SPSS, R, SAS) w/Direction.

Qualitative Analysis

  • Assists with R&E data preparation and codebook development for analysis w/Direction.
  • Performs basic qualitative analysis using software (Atlas.ti. Nvivo, Deddose, and others) w/Direction.

Business Development

  • Assists with PMP for proposals w/Direction.

Leadership & Professional Development

  • Participates in internal CCP, R&E, and MEL learning activities (includes staff meeting, CoP, StratComm, TIPS, others).
  • Leads the organization of Research and MEL Labs w/Direction.
  • Manages students and temporary staff w/Direction.

Collaboration & Communication

  • Involves and fully informs team members and supervisors in a timely way.
  • Provides technical backstop for R&E staff, as needed w/Direction.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree (MPH, MSPH, MS) in communication, public health, or related behavioral science. (PHD preferred).
  • 1 year related experience.
  • Require highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in a specialized field of study to conduct research.
  • Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience working with DHIS2 or similar monitoring systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in program monitoring and analyzing indicator data.
  • Strong data visualization skills.

Preferred Qualifications
  • French language skills strongly preferred.
  • Relevant international experience strongly preferred.



Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD  
Starting Salary Range: $54,080 - $74,390/Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health
Department name: ​​​​​​​Ctr for Communication Programs CCP
Personnel area: School of Public Health 


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.


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