French Speaking Research Data Analyst: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Interventions in Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Research Data Analyst will provide research support services to assist Research Investigators in ongoing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) randomized controlled trials and cohort studies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Research Data Analyst will work closely with other research team members to support the conduct of the research. This individual will contribute to intervention development and help manage, prepare, analyze, and interpret data, as well as report on analysis results.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Qualitative formative research for WASH intervention development.
Development WASH communication modules.
Create databases for digital data capture systems for trials and cohort studies using Microsoft Access, ODK, or other equivalent program.
Manage datasets/variables and perform data cleaning, including identifying potential problems with study data and collaborating with research team to resolve issues encountered.
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.
Create datasets for analysis by other investigators.
Write detailed documentation/specifications for analysis data sets and related files.
Perform analyses on datasets and document analyses using statistical software packages, analyses include logistic and linear regression.
Create tables and figures in publication-quality form summarizing the results of statistical analyses and present results orally to study investigators.
Draft and oversee data quality control protocols.
Support preparation of IRB submissions and amendments.
Contribute to writing and reviewing drafts of reports, posters, and manuscripts, including writing up interpretation of analysis results and description of statistical methods used.
9 months travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo is required.
Please note: This will be a fixed term position for 12 months with the possibility of extension.
Minimum Qualifications (Required)
Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Statistics, or related discipline.
Three (3)years of related experience.
Additional education (Master’s level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. 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. *
Qualitative research skills.
Ability to critically analyze research studies.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
French language skills are required.
Strong organizational, communication, problem solving, and writing skills.
Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines.
Strong time management.
Position Fixed End Date: June 30, 2020
Weekends and evenings may be required
Nine (9) months travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo is required
French language skills are required
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Working Title:Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,195-$62,225 / Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/37.5hrs Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001140-Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Personnel area: School of Public Health
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