Johns Hopkins University Research Assistant in Baltimore, Maryland

Classified Title: Research Assistant

Working Title: Research Assistant ​​​​​

Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD

Starting Salary Range: $15.78-$21.69

Employee group: Part-time

Schedule: 20 hrs//week; between 8-5

Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​

Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health

Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology

Personnel area: School of Public Health

General summary/purpose:

Provide complex administrative and project support to faculty member with diverse portfolio of research projects, including studies of infectious and non-infectious diseases and both domestic and international projects.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Interact with multidisciplinary investigators regarding project activities, including coordinating investigator meetings and special events.

  • Oversee documentation process related to the study including maintaining files inclusive of grants, concepts, publications, investigator meeting minutes, and correspondence.

  • Perform periodic updates of project status including tracking of ongoing analyses, data or specimen requests.

  • Assist in maintaining IRB and regulatory compliance.

  • Use software applications such as spreadsheets, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble and format study reports.

  • Assist in preparing grant applications and progress reports, coordinating electronic grant submission, including working with financial analyst to preparing draft budgets.

  • Assist with manuscript preparation including performing literature reviews, citation management, preparing figures, and on-line submission.

  • Preparation and formatting of slides / posters for scientific presentations.

  • Maintain office / investigator calendar to coordinate workflow and meetings.

  • Set up and coordinate meetings and conferences.

  • Perform general clerical duties to include, but not limited to, copying, faxing, mailing and filing.

  • Assist in updating information and developing content for project newsletters / website.

  • Other responsibilities as required.

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in related discipline and 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.

Preferred qualifications:

MPH or similar degree. Familiarity with academic support environment and experience with sponsored funds, including NIH grants and contracts strongly suggested.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Must be detail-oriented and proficient in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheet, and presentations and/or word processing. Familiarity with other computer hardware/software (including EndNotes/ reference manager). Can work with limited supervision, makes decisions, and establishes work priorities on procedure-oriented operations.

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