Deadline: Statistical Analyst, Center for Public Health and Human Rights in the Department of Epidemiology (JHSPH)
02 Dec, 2012
The Biostatistician/Statistical Analyst will be responsible for analyzing data for a series of studies focused on HIV surveillance among most at risk populations in West Africa conducted by faculty associated with the Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
The project is supported through the Research to Prevention (R2P) program. R2P is a 5-year HIV prevention project funded by USAID and led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health and implemented by faculty throughout the University. It is managed by the Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
This study will include the use of respondent-driven sampling for men who have sex with men and female sex workers in Togo and Burkina Faso as well as population size estimates for both populations in these countries.
In addition, this study will include a data triangulation and HIV prevention service mapping exercise for most at risk populations and population size estimates in Cameroon. Qualitative studies will underpin each of the quantitative studies in the three countries.
The analyst will be based in Baltimore and will collaborate with epidemiologists, public health practitioners, implementing partners, and community based organizations.
Qualifications: Master's degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field.
Experience in statistical and scientific computing/programming in STATA or SAS is necessary.
One year related research or work experience in program management or research. Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for 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. Additional related experience may substitute for 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.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with UNIX, SPlus, database software, and/or other statistical packages desired