Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The department of Ophthalmology is seeking a Research Program Coordinator to coordinate the administrative and scientific implementation on a number of research studies, working closely with a Johns Hopkins Principal Investigator, though much of the work will be independent and self-directed. Responsibilities will include overseeing Clinical, Translational, and Basic Science Research Fellows and students to enroll patients in Ophthalmology Clinical studies and to perform translational and basic science research studies in a research lab. Communicating with study and lab personnel. Maintaining safety and security of research data.
This job requires the individual to be self-motivated and solution oriented. Also, this position requires collaboration and team work with other research coordinators, research fellows, and research technicians.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Overseeing enrolment of patients in Ophthalmology Clinical Studies. Duties will include preparing and overseeing protocols for IRB approval. Recruit, train, and oversee research assistants, technicians, and/or students as needed. Provide in-service education and training for faculty, residents, and nursing staff concerning study rationale and conduct. Oversee data collection from study participants at JHU while controlling data quality and maintaining research integrity.
Overseeing translational research program conducted using clinical samples obtained from Clinical Studies. Duties will include generating data from ELISAs and performing statistical analysis on acquired data.
Responsibilities for all above duties will include applying standard statistical tests to collected data both as part of planned analyses and to detect and help solve logistical and technical problems. Communicate project progress to Prinicipal, investigator through weekly meetings. Meet regularly with the clinical and basic science research teams to discuss the status of ongoing studies. Search and update current literature files related to the planned and ongoing projects. Contribute to preparation of presentations and manuscripts for publication. Oversee budget expenditures for the studies in question. Perform other duties as required.
Number of employees that will be supervised: 3
Bachelor's degree in 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 the 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. *
Master’s degree preferred.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35/hr; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm, Up to 19 hrs/ week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003003-SOM Oph Retina Service Personnel area: School of Medicine
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