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Job Req ID:  108062


We are seeking a trained Biostatistician to assist with data management and monitoring for UNITAID-funded project. The goal of the grant is to conduct studies aimed at reducing TB incidence and deaths among people living with HIV(PLHIV) (15-49) and child contacts through sustainable implementation of affordable TB preventive therapies, as well as assess risks associated with these therapies among pregnant women living with HIV. The incumbent will have a primary appointment in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and will work in a multidisciplinary environment collaborating with investigators based at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as our international partners based in Sub-Saharan Africa. The types of studies conducted under this grant include individual- and cluster-randomized clinical trials, as well as observational studies.

Primary responsibility will be implementing best practices of data management, providing study design and analytic support for various studies and secondary analyses for publications, presentations and grant submissions. This position will routinely interact with a multidisciplinary team. Must have ability to manage multi-project workload, both development and maintenance. Depending on the task and project involved the position may be expected to lead, work as part of a team, or work individually to complete the work as necessary.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Across ongoing studies, as well as the two newly initiating studies, the successful candidate will be required to work with the project Lead Statistician to provide the following support.
  • For ongoing studies, the databases will be developed and access to these will be provided. For new studies, responsibilities may include developing the study databases on a platform described in the protocol, and this may include using the Research Electronic Data Capture (REDcap) system, for which training will be available.
  • Conduct data monitoring and regular summaries of the data as described in the protocols.
  • Assist the study statistician will interim data analyses if specified in the protocols this may entail assembling the analytic data sets, conducting analyses and generating associated figures and tables.
  • Assemble analytic datasets with input from the study statistician for the primary outcomes analysis and any sub-analyses deemed necessary for the study.
  • Attend study-related meetings and provide data updates as needed. The frequency of these will be determined by the investigative teams.
  • Contribute to manuscript drafting and other results dissemination activities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field.
  • Minimum of one-year related experience.

Preferred Qualifications



Classified Title: Biostatistician   
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD  
Starting Salary Range: $54,080-$74,390-$94,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Remote 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM Infectious Disease  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


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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:

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