The Center for Population Health IT (CPHIT) is looking for an entry-level Research Assistant to work with a globally recognized team of faculty and staff to help support academic research and development of state- of-the art analytic tools to be applied in the US and across the globe. The Research Assistant will provide data analysis support to the team through database development, data analytics, and administrative support as needed. This will include developing analytic data sets including processing, cleaning, validating components of datasets, performing descriptive analyses, and undertaking multivariate analyses with guidance from senior analyst/manager. There will be opportunities to contribute to peer-reviewed manuscripts publication including literature review, data analysis support, manuscript editing, and writing based on interest. Interest in learning and implementing advanced analytics such as machine learning and natural language processing methods is highly desirable. A successful candidate will work collaboratively with various research teams in CPHIT and assist in the work done around digital data and population health. The status of this position is full-time (limited to 1-year).
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Provide database development and maintenance support in SQL/R or other relational databases.
Assist in programing and developing analytic datasets with research teams.
Conduct analysis using knowledge of statistics and quantitative analysis.
Generate reports, charts, and tables, and create presentations.
Serve as resource for research and operational staff regarding data issues.
Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with researchers and team. Help with publications as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Bachelor Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Computer Science, or Informatics.
Experience in using R/Python or other statistical software to undertake advanced analytics.
Statistical background or knowledge of statistical methods.
Experience in conducting analysis using large patient claims databases or Electronic health record databases.
Can independently conduct retrospective data analysis with limited supervision.
Familiarity with diagnosis (ICD-10), procedure (CPT), National Drug Code (NDC) coding system.
Good communication skills with the ability to communicate findings in meetings.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00-$29.30 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health Department name: Health Policy & Management -CPHIT Personnel area: School of Public Health
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