Johns Hopkins University Research Data Analyst in Baltimore, Maryland

General Summary

The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality is seeking a full time Research Data Analyst that will collaborate with the study Principal Investigator, faculty, and staff at Johns Hopkins and other study sites to support project planning and implementation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage data-sets/variables and perform data cleaning, including identifying potential problems with study data and collaborating with research team to resolve issues encountered

  • Perform data analysis and interpret the results. Utilize knowledge of basic statistics and quantitative analysis. Merge, create, and recode variables to prepare data for analyses

  • Develop data cleaning programs for new forms and run data cleaning programs for existing forms. Develop and implement data quality assurance procedures to ensure validity and reliability of study results

  • Develop data analysis methodologies, including defining in detail data requirements, data sources and proper data analysis procedures

  • Make important data analysis methodology recommendations

  • Have primary responsibility for analysis, interpretation, and reporting

  • Create analysis data-sets for use by other investigators. Perform analyses on data-sets and document analyses using statistical software packages, analyses include logistic and linear regression

  • Create/build and maintain databases, records and files. Create tables and figures in publication-quality form summarizing the results of statistical analyses and present results orally to study investigators. Generate reports, charts, and tables and create presentations

  • Assist with writing reports as well as manuscript writing and submission

  • Assist in qualitative and quantitative data analysis for manuscripts


Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Three years related experience. Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.)

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications

Experience with database use including Access. Knowledge of STATA or similar statistical software package is required.

Classified title: Research Data Analyst

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC

Starting Salary Range: $43,871 - $60,402; commensurate with experience

Employee group: Full-time

Schedule (hours/days): Mon – Friday, 830am – 5pm

Employee subgroup: Exempt

Department name: Armstrong Institute

Work Location: 750 E Pratt Street – 15th Floor

Personnel area (School): SOM

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