Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy is seeking a casual Research Program Coordinator to support faculty and research staff with project management tasks, manuscript preparation, and literature reviews. The Center is one of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control’s Injury Control Research Centers and was recently awarded funding from 2019-2024. Center faculty and staff are excited for the activities being supported by the new funding and is eager to add a new member to the team who is an experienced researcher and willing to contribute to advance the Center’s mission.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The Research Program Coordinator Assistant will be responsible for conducting literature searches on various injury prevention topics using PubMed and other search engines; reviewing and critically evaluating the literature; synthesizing findings and preparing summary reports.
In addition, the Research Program Assistant will assist with drafting and monitoring of IRB protocols, drafting and editing manuscripts, including preparing and modifying tables, figures, and references for publication.
The Research Program Assistant will also assist with the coding and analysis of qualitative data, database development, data cleaning and diagnostics, and conduct data analysis as needed including but not limited to generating tables with descriptive statistics, cross tabulations, and regression models.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Some related experience required.
Experience with literature searches and manuscript preparation.
Experience with the analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data.
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***.
Master’s degree in public health or a related field preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Competency with Microsoft word and excel required; must be experienced with STATA or another comparable statistical analysis package.
The applicant should also have strong communication skills.
A writing sample that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to synthesize and communicate research (e.g., lead author on a manuscript, paper from a class) must be provided.
***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.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26-22.35 per hour (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday-Friday/Shifts Vary Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60004104-Health Policy & Management - Injury Personnel area: School of Public Health
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