General DescriptionDepartment: Pulmonary
Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m. 37.5 hrs.
The Research Data Analyst will provide data management and analysis services to assist the Senior Investigators in ongoing and new COPD and Asthma research studies. The Research Data Analyst will work closely with other research team members (e.g. research coordinators) to support the conduct of the research. The individual will help manage, analyze, interpret, and report on research data.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Data management including data checking and cleaning of data.
Oversee and perform constructions of datasets, variables and data cleaning.
Merge data, create data code books and recode variables to prepare data for analyses.
Make suggestions or provide solutions to problems related to data management and statistical analysis.
Analyze large, complex datasets using a variety of standard statistical techniques and platforms.
Present and summarize analyses in various formats including raw output, tables, and graphics, oral and written reports.
Produce tables and graphs in publication-quality format and present results to senior investigators. Perform statistical calculations and assists with preparation of progress reports, scientific abstracts and preparation and participate in writing statistical plans for grants and of papers for publication.
Use standard computer software packages and major statistical analysis software packages for analyzing data, using a variety of standard statistical techniques.
Prepare preliminary and interim analyses reports regarding the status of the database and analytical activities as well as reviews reports to verify data.
Serves as a program reviewer and quality control checkpoint person for analyses (conducted by self or by others).
Prepare analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis files. Provide assistance in the development of questionnaires by making recommendations to data collection procedures and databases structures. Provide training, assistance and advice to students, post-docs and research staff on data analysis, analysis techniques and the use of the analysis system.
Attend weekly scientific meetings and other meetings with investigators. *This position is an essential position which requires the incumbent to work from home during an event (weather or otherwise) that causes JHU to curtail its operations by closing some or all the university's offices.