We are seeking a Research Data Analyst who will provide support conducting investigations in pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. This role will join a group of faculty and trainees engaged in this research - which includes analyses of prescription drug utilization, comparative effectiveness and safety - in the School of Public Health and School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins. The investigations use a variety of public and proprietary data sources including administrative data such as health plan claims, audits of ambulatory-based care, electronic health information such as N3C, and longitudinal patient surveys.
This individual should also have familiarity with both the methods and content of pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety, including the analysis of administrative health care claims and other commonly used data sources. Regular contact with researchers, collaborators, requires the use of good judgment, tact and sensitivity
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
This individual will have the opportunity to participate in multiple facets of the research from development of research aims to the preparation of final reports, although the primary activities will be to:
Manage and coordinate funded projects.
Perform quality control analysis of newly collected/obtained data.
Develop analytic datasets from raw data and create variables according to the research plan.
Conduct analysis for descriptive, cross-sectional and longitudinal studies.
Perform statistical analysis such as linear and logistic regression and survival analysis.
With PI's supervision, implement statistical methods for analysis of complex longitudinal data and use propensity score analysis and instrumental variable analysis methods.
Assist to prepare reports, manuscripts, and interpret results for scientific collaborators, prepare presentations for scientific meetings.
Assist in grant writing and generating preliminary data for grants.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Nutrition, Epidemiology, Public Health, or a related field and three years of related experience.
Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*
Preference will be given to candidates with more extensive research productivity and/or knowledge and experience with the pharmaceutical industry and/or pharmaceutical regulation.
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits 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 Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health or related quantitative field preferred.
Strong experience analyzing healthcare claims (e.g., commercial or government healthcare claims data) and electronic medical records data.
Knowledge and experience performing analysis using SAS; familiarity with R and STATA.
Analytic experience with statistical methods such as linear, logistic, survival, hierarchical models and propensity scores.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong analytical skills.
Proficiency with data management, programming and biostatistical methods applied to large administrative data sets using programs such as SAS, STATA, and R.
Excellent organizational, time management, and oral and written communication skills required
Strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
Proficiency in the use of statistical software applications (programming within SAS preferred, R and/or STATA familiarity), databases, spreadsheets and word processing required.
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,650 - $62,850 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 - 5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Telecommute Department name: Epidemiology Personnel area: School of Public Health
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at email@example.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.