Sr. Research Data Analyst needed for a long-term cohort study that began as an intramural NIH study, with long term follow-up continuing as an extramural study. This study follows individuals with a first degree relative with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, and measures cognitive and biological biomarkers as predictors of onset of dementia. The analyst position is with the Informatics Core. The analyst will also be responsible for reports and analyses for multi-centered trials involving interventions for Alzheimer's disease and tinnitus.
Key capabilities for all studies are project management skills and analytical skills. The analyst will also train and oversee the work of other supporting research personnel such as undergraduate or graduate student research assistants.
Will be responsible for preparing datasets that merge the NIH data with the current data in order for analyses by the Statistical Core or by outside investigators. Will also be responsible for coordinating quality assurance procedures related to merging of external datasets developed by the other Cores for the project with the central database and preparing data dictionaries to describe the final datasets.
Will be responsible for quality control measures for data currently being collected, including programming relevant data queries to assess inconsistencies within and across forms and across years, as well as inconsistencies between the NIH and current data.
Will analyze study data and prepare summaries, reports and publications as required, working with clinicians and biostatisticians to design, implement, and interpret analyses, present research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences, participate in writing reports and manuscripts, and complete other responsibilities, as required.
Master's degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related field required.
1 year related experience required.Advanced SAS Programming skills.Excellent oral and written skills. Expertise with various computer software programs, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access. Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively.
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.
Three years related experience in clinical research
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