Statistical Programmer Analyst

Baltimore, MD, United States, 21205

Johns Hopkins University

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The Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy (CMAP) and Dr. Matthew Eisenberg at Johns Hopkins University have an opening for a Statistical Programmer Analyst. The analyst will assist with and help coordinate the daily operations of Dr. Eisenberg’s research projects. Dr. Eisenberg is a health economist focusing on projects related to how federal, state, and local policies impact healthcare decision-making, with a special focus on those with mental health and substance use disorders. Current projects focus on the impact of telemedicine policies on engagement with substance use treatment, the impact of housing support policies on mental health and substance use care, and mergers and acquisitions in the behavioral health space.

This position is ideal for a candidate with a recent bachelor's degree who is looking for full-time research experience before joining a PhD program. The candidate should plan to start in the summer of 2024, though the exact start date is flexible. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for an additional year, pending funding availability.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • The Programmer will support health economics, health services, and policy-related research projects conducted by Dr. Eisenberg and other investigators at CMAP.
  • The Programmer will use SAS, R, and/or Stata programming skills to create analytical datasets from surveys, healthcare claims, electronic health records, and other data sources.
  • The Programmer will implement non-routine macros and advanced techniques to combine data from different sources and databases as well as use advanced statistical methods to analyze data.
  • The analyst will also be expected to have strong writing skills to draft manuscripts based on the analyses.
  • Strong teamwork, communication, and collaboration skills are needed to support multiple projects led by individual investigators.
  • Support the development of grant applications and prepare presentations.
  • Participate in team meetings and, as needed, take minutes of meetings for distribution to the team.
  • Assist in literature reviews as needed and in preparing and revising manuscripts for publication.
  • Assist with IRB renewals and applications and other projects as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • One-year related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Claims data experience.
  • Prior work experience in an academic or research setting in healthcare.
  • An understanding of economics and econometrics is strongly encouraged.



Classified Title: Programmer Analyst 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Statistical Programmer Analyst   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC  
Starting Salary Range: Min $53,300 - Max $93,500 Annually ($70,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 9 am – 5 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Health Policy & Management -Independent  
Personnel area: School of Public Health 


Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.


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The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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