The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine (UMSOM) - Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC) - Brain Imaging Research has an exciting opportunity for a Research Data Analyst.
The Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC) is an internationally renowned research center, which is dedicated to providing treatment to patients with schizophrenia and related disorders, educating professionals and consumers about schizophrenia, and conducting basic and translational research into the manifestations, causes, and treatment of schizophrenia. In the era of big data, the large data consortiums include millions of subjects with complex imaging and genetics data and thus can readily assist our research. The selected candidate will perform duties that support the mission and vision of the department. The MPRC is located on the grounds of Spring Grove Hospital in Catonsville, Maryland.
UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. Contingent Category II staff receive a generous leave package that includes over 2 weeks of vacation each year, paid holidays, sick time, and time for community service; subsidized comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; professional learning and development programs; limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB; life insurance and long-term disability; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job).
Responsible for collecting and analyzing data for statistical studies. This position will apply statistical and mathematical models to quantify and interpret research findings.
Apply and modify statistical models for multivariate, categorical, and missing data analysis.
Apply machine learning and models for predictive analysis.
Acquire and manage data from large consortia for brain imaging and genetics data.
Program parallel computation for imaging-genetics data analysis.
Perform GWAS analysis on cluster and cloud using bash scripts.
Conduct statistical analysis by using models and software like R/python for clinical trials and observational studies.
Pre-process genetics data and medical imaging data using Plink and AFNI.
Perform cloud-based data management.
Prepare data analysis reports.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Social Science, Public Policy, Mathematics, Statistics, Health Sciences, or field of study related to the research. Experience: Prior experience with R/python and/or Linux operation preferred. 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. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Respect and Integrity, Well-being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery.
The Hiring Range for this position is in the mid $40,000s to low $50,000s, 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.
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