The Coordinating Center for the Major Extremity Trauma and Rehabilitation Consortium (METRC) housed in the Department of Health Policy and Management is looking for a Research Program Assistant II to support the reporting and analyses for clinical trials and observational studies in Orthopaedic trauma and rehabilitation. This is a part-time position.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The position will assist with research data collection and management activities. Primary responsibilities are as follows:
Collaborate with assigned study teams to produce weekly study progress reports
Compose queries utilizing both custom R functions and preformatted generators to flag study issues at the individual data point level for each assigned study
Proactively seek to improve or optimize data workflows within assigned study teams
Utilize and update the system to track the logical framing of research concepts across the center's ongoing studies and then map those concepts to fields found in common study forms
Design functions that work within the automatic reporting system that produce visualizations based on combinations of research concepts
Assist in the maintenance of a Python Flask web server on the Google Cloud Platform that automates the collection of external administrative information and constructs and hosts on-demand study progress & query reports
Communicate with the Senior Research Application Developer and Data Manager regularly with respect to data management related issues
Other Potential Responsibilities:
Teach what they have learned to new Data-Centric Research Assistants
Write detailed documentation/specifications for both existing and yet to be built research applications
Create tables and figures in publication-quality form summarizing the results of statistical analyses and present results orally to study investigators
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
High School Diploma/GED.
2 years related experience. Internship experience helping with data analysis in a study team preferred.
Additional education may substitute for required education 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.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The candidate should have strong organizational, communication and writing skills.
The applicant also must have experience using some form of GIT.
Basic programming skills in R/SAS/STATA and basic website backend skills in Python/Node.
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - 20.00/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday through Friday Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Remote Department name: Health Policy & Management -METRC Personnel area: School of Public Health
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