Sr Research Assistant | Johns Hopkins University Job at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Baltimore, MD

Job Description

We are seeking a Sr. Research Assistan to join our team in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. The position is crucial for the success of ongoing and upcoming clinical research projects and will work in collaboration with the Principal Investigator, project leadership, Project Manager, and other study coordinators to organize and conduct research. The major focus of the Sr. Research Assistant is supporting the ACTFAST program: Adopting Comprehensive Training for Firearm Safety in Trauma Centers at both the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. This program will unite multiple professional teams and community groups to provide comprehensive clinician education to set a national standard for supporting the trauma-informed promotion of firearm safety in the inpatient setting.

The Sr. Research Assistant will be responsible for maintaining organized study records, carry out study-related activities, and will communicate regularly with the PI and study team. This position will play a vital role in the recruitment and enrollment of Spanish-speaking participants. This Sr. Research Assistant may also participate in data analysis, writing and submitting manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, and submitting and presenting work for national and international conferences.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation and conduct of clinical research protocols through participant screening, and recruitment, enrollment, and follow up activities at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
  • Assist in collection of biospecimens.
  • Review and evaluate clinical and imaging data in the electronic health record.
  • Maintain and update trauma patient logs (e.g., for eligibility).
  • Collect and enter participant data.
  • Assist with translation, Spanish to English and English to Spanish (e.g. intervention materials, surveys).
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and research study records.
  • Carries out all study duties in accordance with study protocols and procedures as well as local and federal regulations.
  • Participate in data analyses; may produce ad hoc reports related to study recruitment and retention.
  • Perform statistical programming and data analysis. Understand the importance/impact of data integrity in terms of patients, study results, and scientific research in general.
  • Assist with composing and submitting manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication of research.
  • Prepare and present research for national and international conferences.
  • Attends internal and external trainings, workshops, conferences, and other relevant programs for growth and development.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Requires a high degree of self-motivation and the ability to function independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Because this position will require contact with participants and families at differing times of the day and week, flexibility in scheduling will be very important.
  • Ability to work with populations across ages, sexual orientations, socio-economic circumstances.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Two years of related experience.
  • Additional graduate level education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MPH or MS in relevant field preferred.

Classified Title: Sr. Research Assistant 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB  
Starting Salary Range: $40,900 - $71,600 Annually ($56,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri with possible weekend/evening hrs 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Ane PICU  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 

About Johns Hopkins University

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.

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