The Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion is seeking a Research Data Analyst for multiple projects related to childhood nutrition, obesity prevention, and policy evaluation (50% effort), and public health promotion (50% effort). The position will involve project coordination, program support, program development and implementation, data collection, cleaning, and management, data coding and analysis, supervision of students and other data collectors, as well as assisting in overall project functions as needed.
The Research Data Analyst will: 1) coordinate and oversee data collection for multiple studies, 2) supervise graduate students and data collectors; 3) manage the day-to-day activities of the studies, including preparing IRB documents; 4) provide data cleaning, entry, review and management; 5) prepare reports to funders; and 6) help draft manuscripts and disseminate research findings.
The Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion is committed to the development, evaluation, and dissemination of innovative and effective health promotion interventions that address key health issues, as well as health promotion and advocacy training activities for faculty and students. The Research Coordinator will be an integral part of the Lerner Center team, and contribute to study development, implementation, and research dissemination for Lerner Center projects, including presentation of study findings at scientific meetings.
Travel and evening/weekend work required.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Three years related experience.
Master's may substitute for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: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.
Training and experience in program planning and evaluation.
Strong analytic skills including knowledge of research evaluation and data management.
Ability to critically analyze research studies.
Project management and organizational skills.
Excellent big-picture thinking as well as attention to detail.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Strong ability to problem solve.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines.
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