The Coordinating Center for the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC) housed in the Department of Health Policy and Management is looking for a Research Data Analyst. This position uniquely values both data analysis and advanced programming capabilities, recognizing that strong coders can rapidly adapt to data-centric roles even without direct prior experience in data analysis.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The Research Data Analyst will support research data collection and management activities as part of a coordinating center for a consortium conducting clinical trials in the area of orthopedic trauma.
Manage, structure, and refine datasets/variables, harnessing programming expertise to optimize processes.
Use advanced coding techniques to merge, create, and recode variables, preparing data for analyses.
Craft and optimize data cleaning programs for both new and existing forms.
Develop robust data quality assurance procedures to ensure the validity and reliability of study results.
Engineer analysis datasets for investigator use, leveraging programming for efficient dataset construction.
Generate analytical code for use in a highly collaborative environment.
Write comprehensive documentation/specifications for analysis datasets and related files.
Undertake complex analyses on large datasets using statistical software, translating programming acumen into insightful results.
Collaborate with investigators to guide and perform data analyses.
Design publication-quality tables and figures that summarize statistical analyses, and present findings to study investigators.
Act as a quality control hub for data analyses, ensuring results are accurate and meaningful.
Safeguard data integrity and security throughout processing stages.
Drive workflow improvements or optimizations and collaborate with the coordinator/supervisor for implementation.
Liaise frequently with the Director of Informatics on data quality concerns.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Proficiency in programming with SAS, Stata, R, or comparable statistical packages.
Outstanding organizational, communication, problem-solving, and writing capabilities.
Ability to operate autonomously and respect project timelines.
Efficient time management skills.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Three years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Prior data management and analysis experience strongly preferred.
Prior collaborative research experience a plus.
Experience working with data close to the point of data generation or collection is desirable.
Prior experience working with AI and machine learning frameworks such as Tensorflow, Pandas, and Matplotlib.
Prior experience in developing AI and machine learning models for the processing of image data.
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: Min $47,500 - Max $83,300 Annually ($83,300 targeted; Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday to Friday: 9 am – 5 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health Department name: Health Policy & Management -METRC Personnel area: School of Public Health
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