Sr. Research Assistant

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
General summary/purpose:

The Sr. Research Assistant (SRA) will be responsible for supporting research activities for the India Clinical Research portfolio under Dr. Amita Gupta, the Deputy Director of the Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) at the School of Medicine. This person will report directly to the Indo-US Research Program Manager and will closely coordinate with India Research teams. Sr. Research Assistants’ portfolio will include complex TB and HIV clinical research studies being implemented in partnership with academic institutions in India. This person would be a critical member of a fast-paced international team of researchers, administrative staff, and study coordinators.

Duties & Responsibilities

Research Support

  • Provide protocol development, study implementation and research dissemination support to complex clinical studies, maintaining good working knowledge of all assigned projects.
  • Review, edit and finalize study-related documents (protocols, case report forms, study SOPs) in collaboration with PIs and study teams.
  • Conduct literature reviews, draft data tables, and conduct scientific writing/editing to support research dissemination.
  • Format abstracts/manuscripts and submit to conferences/journals.
  • Provide assistance in developing effective visualizations, posters, and presentations for scientific conferences and donor reporting.
  • Assist research teams in performing quantitative as well as qualitative data analysis.

Student Exchanges

  • Respond to student email inquiries and assess applicants CVs.
  • Schedule and conduct initial interviews and request follow up meetings.
  • Determine and track available studies for students to work on or manuscripts to assist with.
  • Follow up on current placements quarterly and regularly update the tracker for student placements.

Knowledge Management

  • Maintain and update CCGHE Indo-US SOPs related to authorship, manuscripts and abstracts.
  • Develop reports based on CCGHE Publications/abstract database using Microsoft Access; track publications in progress in collaboration with study coordinators; present reports to Indo-US leadership and Indo-US research team on quarterly basis.
  • Track scientific conferences/events and facilitate participation of research team.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline required. Related Master’s, PhD, or MD preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years related experience required.

  • Experience conducting health-related research required.
  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication required.
  • Ability to function independently with a high degree of motivation essential.
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, reference managers, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills required.
  • Knowledge of clinical research practices and principles required.
  • Must have excellent time management skills.
  • The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to work well with other professionals with minimal supervision and be comfortable being part of a diverse professional team.

Additional education may substitute. For experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Classified Title:Sr. Research Assistant
Working Title: Sr. Research Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB
Starting Salary Range:$38,920-53,520
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30am - 5pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 60000201-SOM DOM ID CCGHE
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
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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