The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Department of Medicine - Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine is currently recruiting for an Analyst, Research Senior . This person will be responsible for establishing and maintaining all databases needed to support clinical surveillance and research efforts. This includes creating, entering, and organizing study data files as well as using statistical applications to create basic summary reports.
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.
UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.
Responsible for conducting advanced analysis and support for research programs in order to promote a culture of assessment and evidence based decision making. The Senior Research Analyst will compile and interpret research data; establish and maintain databases, develop quality assurance; and provide final interpretations to others.
Independently conduct research assignments that include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements and difficult coordination requirements. The Senior Research Analyst is recognized as a data manager expert and completes the highly complex work critical to the department. Assignments and projects are broad in nature requiring originality and ingenuity.
Under the direction of the Research Scientist or Statistician, conduct quantitative research projects, analyze findings, develop conclusions, develop and write reports, prepare presentations of relevant findings and conclusions, and recommends appropriate actions.
Develop and perform effective methods of data collection and assessment. This includes the preparation of software facilitated forms that permit the collection of analyzable data. Receive, inventory, enter, and organize collected data. Develop methods and tools to ensure validity and accuracy of data and compliance with quality control requirements.
Establish and maintain database files, perform required data extraction through programming and report on progress of programs, studies, and/or projects.
Perform sophisticated data searches and exchanges among micro, mini, and mainframe-based statistical software applications to generate standard and customized reports using statistical applications. Demonstrate expertise in statistical applications such as SPSS, SAS, R, STATA, ACCESS, and Excel.
Cleans, validates, and analyzes research data in order to prepare research findings for publications of journal articles and grant proposals
Communicate with and provide updates regarding the most complex data collection, analysis, and reporting processes.
Provide guidance, training, and mentoring to less experience personnel in qualitative and quantitative capture and 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.
Masters level training in data management (statistics, computer science, sociology or health science) preferred.
Experience: Two (2) years related experience in a research environment required. Experience in SAS, STATA, SPSS, and/or Excel preferred.
Supervisory Experience: NA
Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
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. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu .
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu . Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
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 - Department of Medicine
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.