STD Surveillance Network (SSUN) is a CDC-funded collaborative project between Johns Hopkins and the Baltimore City Health Department. SSUN is a 10-site, nationwide surveillance project designed to enhance local and national routine sexually transmitted disease surveillance data, track trends in routinely reported STDs (namely, gonorrhea), as well as trends in clinical services for STDs provided by public clinics (dedicated STD and family planning clinics).
The Research Data Manager will be expected to sit at the Baltimore City Health Department and will serve as data manager/epidemiologist for the STD Surveillance Network project.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Perform database management duties.
Assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of QA/QC procedures and interview progress.
Run programs to randomly sample and generate lists of persons to be contacted for interview.
Prepare datasets for routine submission to CDC.
Design and create internal reports for local SSUN leadership, and work closely with the BCHD STD/HIV Prevention Program.
Perform statistical analyses of SS UN data, and assist in creation of scholarly products.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Three years related experience.
Considerable knowledge of database management and maintenance as well as basic understanding of epidemiologic methods.
Knowledge of programming languages such as Microsoft Access, and SAS/Stata/R.
Strong oral, written, communication, and interpersonal skills.
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