We are seeking a Sr. Research Data Analyst who will be responsible for overseeing data collection and analysis at the Center for Global Non-Communicable Disease Research and Training. This person will be the leader and point of contact for the ultrasound components of multiple trials located in Bangladesh, Nepal, Peru, India, Rwanda, and Guatemala, among others. Specifically, this position requires extensive knowledge in the collection and interpretation of lung ultrasound images along with management of data and analysis related to imaging studies. General qualifications include strong organizational skills, the ability to easily adapt to change, work independently, and work constructively in a team environment. This person will work as a member of multiple multidisciplinary study teams and with all levels of research personnel including investigators, research nurses, field workers, other study coordinators, and students.
The Sr. Research Data Analyst will manage, analyze and report on research studies at the Center for Global Non-Communicable Disease Research and Training. The individual will also be required to: (i) assist with the development of analytical pipelines and software that are cross-project and not specific to their own specific assigned projects ;(ii) liaison with external collaborative groups independently of the PI to present research updates and facilitate research with external collaborators (iii) assist with and take a leadership role on undergraduate trainees that intern; and (iv) provide analytical support for graduate level students working on a part time basis.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Data management including data checking and cleaning of data.
Merging data, creating and recoding variables to prepare data for analyses.
Analyzing data using a variety of standard statistical techniques.
Presenting and summarizing analyses in various formats including raw output, tables, and graphics, oral and written reports. This includes internal presentations within the lab as well as external communications to collaborators across institutions.
Supervise trainees at undergraduate level. Assisting with their weekly training and hands on experience.
Contributes to publications.
Project Management for a variety of projects assigned to graduate level students and research staff.
Provide high quality management and coordination of lung ultrasound imaging projects with our Johns Hopkins University team, local research site investigators, field staff, and other project partners to ensure effective and timely implementation of study protocols and data collection of lung ultrasound research activities.
Manage the scientific and administrative design and implementation of lung ultrasound related projects.
Provide data analysis and support.
Assist in the development and clarity of study protocols, standard operating procedures, manuals of operation, data collection instruments, training materials and guidelines, and other field materials. Assist in the translation of related documents as necessary.
Prepare data reports for ethical review committees, funding agencies, and other research sponsors.
Communicate effectively with administrative staff, institutional leadership, and study sponsors at JHU and in the different research sites.
Maintain inventory of equipment and instruments used in research sites abroad.
Assisting in the development of educational and training activities and tools related to lung ultrasound.
The position will be based in Baltimore but may require travel overseas to the different research sites.
Assist in compiling data for study progress reports and grant proposals using Stata and R.
Assist the research team in developing and maintaining database of research studies using REDCap, Magpi, and cloud-based databases.
Willingness to learn additional skills and knowledge quickly related to the research studies in order to best manage studies as assigned by management.
Ability to perform lung ultrasound evaluations on children and infants.
High level knowledge of the differences in protocols for lung ultrasound evaluation between children and adults.
High level expertise in the use of lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of pediatric pneumonia.
Ability to generate lung ultrasound reports based on reading pre-recorded lung ultrasound scans.
Ability to oversee and organize training activities for research collaborators and field workers in sonography.
High level knowledge of quality control procedures for evaluating lung ultrasound data images.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of global and international development issues.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Carries out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision but asks for clarification when needed regarding data quality and integrity issues.
Able to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency.
Attention to detail and ability to adhere to deadlines.
Will work in a fast paced and demanding environment and must be able to work independently.
Maintain high level of motivation for job functions with a positive attitude.
Maintain and manage relationships with multiple and diverse stakeholders in this the research setting.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications
All IRB-required courses must be completed, and appropriate exams passed with necessary certification within 2 weeks of start date.
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Standing and/or walking for extended periods of time.
Assisting patients during evaluations within crowded clinical environment.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Ability to move about.
Ability to lift 20 lbs.
Master's Degree in related discipline. Typically requires PhD.
One-year related experience managing lung ultrasound related projects and related data management and analysis.
Must have lung ultrasound expertise including use as a research tool in LMIC settings.
Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and personal computer skills.
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.
Medical Degree or related health care discipline.
Experience working in low- or middle-income countries.
Experience in project coordination, development of fieldworker training protocols, international fieldwork, and cross-cultural communication desired.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $54,080-$74,390-$94,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 37.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM Pulmonary Personnel area: School of Medicine
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