The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is currently recruiting for a Research Data Analyst . This position provides complex research and data support to PI's in the Division of Epidemiology and Prevention and serves as a point of contact for a specific international research studies. Data analyst will have primary responsibility for cleaning and merging data from multiple sources, checking consistency and missingness of data, generating preliminary and final tables, performing longitudinal and cluster analyses, uploading data to online data sharing websites. Other responsibilities include generating preliminary graphs, reviewing the consistency of results with prior published literature, streamlining data management, maintaining well documented clean datasets, editing of presentations, manuscripts and grant documents.
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.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for creating well documented R Markdown files or Do files for data cleaning, generation of new variables, and final multivariable models (using statistical software like Stata, SAS, or R). Coding files should be automated and allow reproducibility.
Maintain raw and clean databases centrally. Generate data dictionaries and be able to report clearly and succinctly on the completeness of quantitative data. Experience with collecting qualitative data, thematic analysis, and NVivo a plus.
Generate figures/graphs to visualize crude and final results using R or Stata or another statistical package.
For grants, generate quick summary statistics and visualizations on an as needed basis.
Perform literature searches to understand what has been done previously and to become familiar with covariates and categorizations that need to be accounted for in the data cleaning and preparation for multivariable analyses.
Design redcap data collection tools, collaborate with study staff at our international sites, and support study staff in rigorous raw data collection.
Edit drafts of presentation, manuscripts, and grant documents.
Assist with organizing multiple project timelines.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Epidemiology, Public Health, Social Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Health Sciences, or field of study related to the research.
Preferred Experience: Master's degree, prior experience in epidemiologic research, manuscript preparation, and multiple programming languages (R, Stata, SAS) with a goal of pursuing a career in academics is preferred.
Applicants with a strong interest in HIV, microbiome, cancer and other infectious diseases, an interest in global health epidemiology and strong quantitative skills with some qualitative research experience is preferred.
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 - E3308C
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Institute of Human Virology
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