Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Center for Child & Community Health Research (CCHR) in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is a leader in addressing social determinants of health, sexually transmitted infections and other health disparities through research, programmatic and clinical endeavors. CCHR seeks a Programmer Analyst to provide technical support primarily for research projects conducted in collaboration with the local health department, BCHD.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs data and database management duties, performs statistical analyses, risk factor analyses, decision and cost-effective analyses.
Develops study and instrument designs, produce data reports, conducts research, fulfils data requests, and provides technical assistance.
Writes STD/HIV related papers, reports, and presentations.
Assists in the design, implementation, and evaluation of innovative strategies to control the STD/HIV epidemic in Baltimore.
Communicating with other Epidemiologists, program managers and directors and coordinating on meeting program requirements.
Ensure good communication across program managers and staff in the Bureau.
Ensure BCHD practices are as efficient as possible between these programs.
Coordinate activities with other HIV, STD, and acute communicable disease programs at BCHD.
Develops and implements applied research projects, interfacing with the BCHD Communicable Diseases Surveillance Unit, the Maryland Department of Health, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other related agencies.
Assist with program evaluation activities for STD, HIV and Hep C grants as needed.
Generate reports for program managers, assistant commissioners and City leadership as required and automate reports as needed.
Create Annual Epidemiological profile for the city of Baltimore in coordination with the Social Media team.
Remaining up to date on best practices related to STD/HIV prevention efforts. This may include travel to conferences and/or discussions with other health departments, reporting from the literature, or attending webinars.
Work with HIV prevention program coordinator in generating data reports for various sub grantees in preparation for Site visits.
Coordinating emerging IT needs with IT staff.
Other duties as determined by the Director of CCHR.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or a related field.
One year of related experience with each of the following: design, analysis and interpretation of epidemiological based scientific studies using R, STATA or SAS.
Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience working with Arc GIS.
Typically require PhD.
Requires highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in a specialized field of study to conduct research.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of epidemiologic research methodology, epidemiologic data collection procedures, epidemiologic study design, descriptive and inferential statistics.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of the biomedical sciences and public health.
Knowledge of the objectives, scope, and functions of Federal, State and local health laws and regulations that apply to public health.
Knowledge of interviewing and investigating techniques used in the epidemiology of human disease, of the methods and practices for the control of human disease and of the causes and sources of contagion of communicable human disease.
Ability to apply advanced epidemiologic principles and methods in analysis of health data.
Ability to direct epidemiologic investigations or studies.
Ability to understand technical and administrative problems and constraints involved in formulating disease control or prevention recommendations.
Ability to evaluate and interpret epidemiological and statistical data.
Ability to prepare and present reports and recommendations clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to exercise initiative, imagination, resourcefulness and sound judgement.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495 - $72,210 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F/ up to 27 hours per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: SOM Ped Bay Bayview Pediatric Unit Personnel area: School of Medicine
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