Sr. Research Data Manager

Sr. Research Data Manager

The Department of Neurology is seeking a Sr. Research Data Manager who will perform data management duties on complex, multi-center or longitudinal clinical trials and act as primary contact for multi-center study staff regarding data issues. The successful candidate will operate independently with guidance provided by BIOS leadership. This position will be responsible for participating in the planning and execution of all data management activities for assigned projects, ensuring focus on data integrity, validity, and reliability in accordance with standard processes, sponsor guidelines, industry best practices and regulatory standards. This position reports to the BIOS Faculty and leadership.

This position can work remotely and requires a high degree of independent action and adherence to strict timelines. Building and maintaining strong, trusting relationships is critical. The successful candidate will have experience presenting to investigative teams, end-users (faculty and staff), and subject-matter experts and must possess excellent negotiation, facilitation, consensus-building, and diplomacy skills and exhibit a strong helpline orientation. The successful candidate will be expected to stay current with constantly changing clinical research technology and embrace the adoption of innovations to modernize, disseminate, renovate, and remodel. This individual will serve as a knowledgeable liaison between the BIOS leadership and the research communities.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain electronic data capturing platforms for multi-site, complex, longitudinal clinical trials.
  • Develop reports for study performance, data quality assurance and other ad hoc reports.
  • Perform data ETL (extraction, transformation and loading) tasks.
  • Provide user management and support.
  • Provide technical expertise in design and development of database applications to monitor research activities and processes and maintain incoming data for research sites and subjects.
  • Aid with computer programming using modern languages such as R, SAS, Python, SQL, etc.
  • Assess information needs of research groups and design and implement computerized applications to meet needs.
  • Prepare and maintain study documents such as data management plan and SOPs.
  • Design, develop, and manage training courses and other content on the BIOS website.
  • Assist in grant proposals, project reports, and manuscripts for publication.
  • Other data management activities and willingness to learn new skills and processes.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to make independent judgments and act on decisions daily.
  • Ability to work for extended periods of time without direction.
  • Ability to prioritize own work and work of others as needed.
  • Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
  • Extraordinarily strong organizational skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects independently and work constructively as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline. 
  • Five years related experience.
  • Proficient in at least one of the following programming languages: R, SAS, Python, Stata.
  • Working knowledge of SQL.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree preferred.
  • Experience of SQL Server administration; WordPress, HTML, CSS
  • Experience in data management of Clinical Trials.
  • Experience working with electronic data capturing systems is preferred.

Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Manager 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Sr. Research Data Manager   
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD  
Starting Salary Range: Min $55,200 - Max $96,600 Annually ($75,900 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Remote 
Department name: 10003520-SOM Neuro BIOS 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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