Research/Field Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose

Work under the general direction of a Principal Investigator (PI), provide overall coordination of PI’s research projects (research to promote health in older adults), field coordination of data collection activities, and staff supervision. Participate in developing research designs, data collection methods, strategies for data management, and bio-specimen procurement. Assists with monitoring reports for funding agencies. Leads community-based recruitment of human subjects and manages data collection processes.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Identify, recruit, screen and consent participants in to research studies.

  • Oversee and conduct data collection per study protocol.
  • Assist with implementing research protocol including contacting the participants, collecting data (questionnaire, actigraph, activity monitor, blood, and computer based cognitive test), scheduling follow-up data study visit, and updating and monitoring intervention progress.
  • Conduct study visit at participants' homes
  • Coordinate with the exercise trainer to do plan and conduct the in-person exercise session
  • Assist in actigraph and cognitive function data analysis and report (training will be provided)
  • Assist with data entry and data management
  • Participate in developing interim reports for principal investigators, funding agencies, and institutional review board to ensure that the project is moving toward timely completion. Assist with IRB correspondence.
  • Monitor study progress and develop reports on study progress
  • Organize and attend regular research team meeting
  • Assist with hiring and training of research team. Develop training materials; coordinate training delivery; assure training and compliance of staff over life of project.
  • Schedule, supervise, and provide feedback to other data collectors and ensure protocol adherence by data collectors.
  • Assist in refining research designs, data collection methods and strategies for data management.
  • Report irregularities or adverse events to appropriate study personnel. Makes referrals to support resources per study protocol
  • Procurement and supply management and tracking
  • Assist with other research related activities as assigned by PI.

Minimum Qualifications(Required)

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: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. *

Preferred Qualifications

Two (2) years of experience, preferably experience working in East and West Baltimore communities.

Experience working with older adults.

Training in exercise physiology /exercise science Training in phlebotomy.

Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator
Working Title: Research/Field Coordinator ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD
StartingHourly Pay Rate Range:$16.26 - $22.35/hr; Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37. 5 hrs per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing
Department name: 60009277-Research Administration
Personnel area: School of Nursing

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 atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. 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.

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School of Nursing - East Baltimore Campus


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 jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. 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.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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