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Job Title: Senior Research Data Analyst
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Organization: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Posted: 12/20/2018
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Baltimore, MD,     
Position Description: The Senior Research Data Analyst will support our team in carrying out research and evaluation work related to New Jersey’s Home Visiting Initiative and other aspects of the state’s early childhood system of care. A primary responsibility of the Sr. Research Data Analyst will be managing our Goal Plan Strategy (GPS) randomized control trial which aims to improve family engagement in Home Visiting programs by learning about the potential impact of coaching on family goal plan practice.

We are looking for candidates who are very comfortable managing and analyzing data. We also see room for growth for the person in this position with potential opportunities to take the lead on manuscripts and reports and to present findings to state partners and at national conferences.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: • Contribute to the planning and oversight of day-to-day study activities. • Assure that protocols are carried out with fidelity and in accordance with timelines and institutional policy regarding human subjects and data security. • Oversee data management activities, including design, creation, and management of databases, and editing and compilation of data files. • Ensure data accuracy and that study data files are organized and up-to- date. • Maintain the confidentiality of the data files and documentation. • Identify challenges faced in data collection and lead team in brainstorming strategies to address new/recurring challenges. • Hire, train and supervise research assistants in coding data and other data management tasks. • Communicate regularly with study team and state partners to provide updates about completion of data collection and other study activities. • Conduct data analyses; interpret results; and use results to create figures and/or graphs for reports, presentations, and publications. • Assist with progress reports to funders and the wider research team, including writing and preparation of evaluation reports and presentations. • Perform other study-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum Education Required: Master's degree in related discipline, including epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, public policy, economics or similar discipline.

Special skills/Knowledge: Candidate must be able to fluently and reliably merge and manage intricate datasets and have experience monitoring the process of carrying out research protocols. This position requires strong analytical skills and proficiency with data programming and statistical methods using programs such as SPSS, SAS, and STATA. Candidates must be skilled in the analysis and interpretation of survey data and other large secondary data sets and the dissemination of study findings through written and oral communications. Candidates must be able to work independently as well as communicate and collaborate effectively in a team environment.

Related Work Experience: Three years related experience.

Organization Description: Our Team For over twenty years, our team has conducted high?quality, utilization? focused evaluation and research work across the United States focused on various prenatal, early childhood and child welfare interventions. Most of our work has focused on the evaluation of Home Visiting programs which provide parenting supports and service referrals to at-risk expectant families and families with young children.

Our Collaborators Over the last ten years, our team has collaborated with leaders in New Jersey’s Department of Health and Department of Children and Families on research, evaluation and continuous quality improvement. By collaborating across state departments and creatively leveraging federal and state funding, New Jersey has created a unique, progressive early childhood system of care. NJ’s system features a statewide central intake system for at-risk pregnant and parenting women which links eligible women interested in services to a variety of resources in their communities. With sophisticated data systems and a well- developed infrastructure for collaborating with parents, New Jersey is a national leader in the early childhood space.

Closing Date: 3/20/2019
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Contact Name: Anne Lilly,  Research Associate
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