Research Assistant

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
General Summary/Purpose:

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking a Research Assistant to assist with the day-to-day logistical and operational tasks for various research studies in the Laboratory for Computational Motor Control, headed by Professor Reza Shadmehr. The Research Assistant will run human subject experiments and assist with care of non-human primates. The Research Assistant will perform data collection in support of the investigators and collaborators in the research environment.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a good working knowledge of all assigned experimental protocols and data analysis techniques.
  • Collect behavioral data from human subjects.
  • Write Python code.
  • Analyze data using Matlab.
  • Develop and run routine reports to share with PI. Use standard mathematical and statistical tools and computer programs to review data, and utilize data cleaning measures to ensure accuracy of data.
  • May conduct literature searches, design and format papers/publications, and assist in writing summaries of papers to support faculty in research efforts.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering or related discipline.
  • Some research experience related to writing computer code.
  • 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***.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Adequate knowledge in biomedical engineering and computer science.
  • Familiarity and experience with Python and Matlab.

***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.

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: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002769-SOM BME Neurosci and Neuroengineering
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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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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
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