The Urology Department is seeking a Research Data Analyst who will work under supervision of the Principle Investigator, creates, manages, analyses, and reports on research data pertaining to prostate cancer genetics and genomics. Data types include but not limited to baseline and follow-up clinical data, lab-based long-read, and traditional sequencing data. Collaborate with other computational biologists and investigators in study design, execution, and preparation of presentations and publications.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop data collection and analysis methodology, including defining data requirements, data sources and proper data collection procedures.
Develop and implement data collection quality assurance procedures to ensure validity and reliability of study results.
Writes computer code to evaluate study designs and to accomplish the actual analyses.
Create, build and maintain databases, records and files.
Utilize knowledge of statistical and quantitative analysis to perform data analysis and interpretation.
Prepares written reports of data analyses, including relevant methods, processes, input parameters, references, results, and conclusions, and presents findings
Writes methods and analysis sections for research proposals, and contribute to writing sections of manuscripts and publications
Participates in meetings with study investigators and team and prepares progress reports as needed.
Maintain appropriate database management systems.
Keep abreast of technical and academic resources and advances related to the methodology. Adaptable to changing trends and technologies and commitment to learning new methods and techniques.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree is required in related discipline.
3 year related work experience.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) 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.
** 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.
Master's Degree in a related discipline.
3 years related experience
Experienced in longitudinal studies of cancer patients and/or other cancer-related studies including study design and data analysis.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Attention to detail and willingness to grow in the job is required as are strong written and oral communication skills.
Candidates must be team-oriented and collaborative.
Prior work experience or training in elementary statistics and quantitative reasoning – including exposure to statistical software - is an advantage.
The individual will be responsible for multiple initiatives at the same time and must be self-directed and able to work efficiently.
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with expeirence Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Uro Urology Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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