Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a full time Sr. Research Program Coordinator. The Center for Data Science in Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins is home to a group of clinicians and investigators that strive to improve emergency care delivery using an engineering approach and data-driven research methods that include data mining, machine learning, predictive modeling and electronic health record integrated clinical decision support. We are looking for an individual with research and team management skills who can contribute to ongoing research and assist with oversight and day-to-day management of current funded research projects and with development of new research proposals. The Senior Research Program Coordinator will report directly to the Center’s faculty leadership and will coordinate the work of a large multidisciplinary research team.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Learning and applying new research skills to facilitate engagement in ongoing multidisciplinary research projects
Contributing to ongoing research projects, including through conduct of data-focused and laboratory-based research activities
Developing draft data collection instruments and project manuals and finalizing them after receiving feedback from the rest of the study team;
Completing IRB applications for research projects and assisting with the writing of grant progress reports to the funding agencies;
Developing standard operating procedures for existing and new research protocols;
Developing data collection protocols, monitoring data collection and assisting with management of research databases;
Coordinating weekly lab meetings and all research activities of our large multidisciplinary research team;
Conducting literature searches and collating background information for manuscripts and reports that will be written;
Helping to develop and draft new grant proposals for competitive funding including study budget creation.
This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis; the Sr. RPC will perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline (life or health sciences, computer science, and engineering) required.
Three years of related experience required.
Additional education (e.g. Master’s degree or higher in epidemiology, health services research, biostatistics or behavioral sciences) may substitute for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
Past experience in the practical conduct of data-driven research studies, health services research, data management and analysis are highly desirable
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be independent and self-motivated, needing little to no supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and within a variety of cultures.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Advanced computing skills including experience with word processing, statistical analysis software such as R and Python, database design and data visualization preferred.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38,920-$53,520 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/37.5 hours Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 02-MD:Mount Washington Campus Department name: 10002848-SOM Em Med Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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