The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD) brings together more than four decades of innovative and life-saving research on vaccines and infectious diseases. http://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/cvd/ As an organized research center within the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), CVD comprises a multi-disciplinary team of faculty and staff whose primary mission is to develop, evaluate, and implement vaccines and other interventions to reduce illness and mortality domestically and in less developed countries. We work to prevent and treat enteric and respiratory diseases, to reduce the threat of malaria and antimicrobial resistance, and to identify, understand and combat other tropic and emerging pathogens burdening low resource settings. Training is a critical component of our work to ensure the foundation for the next generation of scientists and researchers committed to our mission.
The CVD is seeking a Senior Research Analyst to join our team. This position will support of all of the online activities and data management/analysis of a large prospective study that will address key epidemiological and clinical questions about COVID-19 disease.
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Establish and maintain databases, develop quality assurance tools, perform advanced statistical analyses, and provide final interpretations to study team members to support evidence based decision making. They are recognized as a subject matter expert and should be able to work independently. Assignments and projects will be broad in nature and will require originality and ingenuity.
Contribute to the design and conduct of quantitative research projects, analyze collected data, summarize conclusions, develop and write reports, prepare presentations of relevant findings and conclusions, and recommend appropriate actions.
Develop and implement effective methods for data collection and assessment of the collected data. They may receive, inventory, enter, and organize collected data. Develop methods and tools to ensure the validity and accuracy of the data and compliance with quality control requirements. Demonstrate expertise in use of REDCap and/or Oracle for data collection and assessment.
Establish and maintain database files, perform data extraction through programming and report on progress of programs, studies, and/or projects.
Perform sophisticated data searches and exchanges using statistical software applications to generate standard and customized reports. Demonstrate expertise in statistical applications such as SPSS, SAS, R, or STATA.
Act in a lead role in the summarization and preparation of manuscripts, presentations, and proposals by providing and presenting statistical information in the forms of tables, charts, or graphs. Review work of support staff and determines how analysis will be presented.
Communicate with the study team and provide updates regarding data collection, analysis, and reporting.
Provide guidance, training, and mentoring to less experienced personnel in qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Social Science, Public Policy, Mathematics, Statistics, Health Science or Services or in a field of study related to the research. Master's degree highly preferred.
Experience: Two (2) years related experience in a research environment required. Experience in SAS, STATA, SPSS, and/or R preferred. Experience in REDCap and/or Oracle highly preferred.
Supervisory Experience: N/A
Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3322D
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Institute for Global Health
Job Posting: Jul 28, 2020
Unposting Date: Aug 12, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 154661
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.