Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Assistant will provide assistance with various tasks for research studies related to mentoring youth. Tasks will vary and may include support with: administrative tasks, IRB submissions, literature reviews, outreach, data entry, data coding, data analysis, and potentially some write-up and editing of manuscripts and presentations. The Research Assistant will work closely with the Principal Investigator and other research team members to support the research projects.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide research support on study implementation, data coding, and data analysis to study team members.
Analyzing data using Atlas.ti and working alongside team members on coding and analysis.
Participating in study team meetings, if applicable.
Position may include participation in data collection.
Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills.
Supporting IRB submissions.
Candidate must be detail oriented and able to work independently on assigned tasks.
Developing manuscript submissions.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in public health or related discipline.
Some 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.
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.
Experience with Atlas.ti.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Applicant must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team while contributing to a high quality and respectful work environment.
Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to colleagues and staff.
Ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
Proven ability to establish realistic goals and deliver work on schedule.
Ability to work independently and solve problems as they arise and communicate effectively with colleagues.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26-$22.35 per hour; commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F 8am - 4:30pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001130-HBS-Research Projects Personnel area: School of Public Health
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.