The Sr. Research Assistant will serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team, consisting of Epidemiologists, Statisticians, and Data Managers dedicated to developing a data sharing system for the National Institutes of Health. Building this system will involve coordinating the integration and centralization of data of two HIV studies in preparation for installing on an NIH website platform. This position provides an opportunity to participate in a project that will explore and develop methods to meet the technical challenges of building accessible website research data sharing platforms.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist in the development and implementation of protocols for the documentation and formatting files.
Assist in the management of internal and external communications, including meetings, conference call minutes and progress reports.
Explore and document questionnaires and data collected over time and across two studies. Organize and standardize the coding of data across studies.
Write reports summarizing data harmonization and other study logistics as needed. Put together packets of information about data in response to requests from NIH.
Perform quality assurance checks on data and documentation to substantiate that information packets of data are accurate.
Write and execute programs to compile research data files according to protocols.
Bachelor degree in related discipline. Three (3) years of related experience required. SAS programming and experience in managing longitudinal research data.
Additional graduate level education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Strong computer skills with PC common software applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Excellent written and oral communication skills.
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. 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.
Master degree in related discipline.
**SAS programming skills strongly preferred**
Internal Number: 2615-en_US
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