Sr. Research Program Coordinator II

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time

We are seeking to hire a Senior Research Program Coordinator II to help oversee a large CDC-funded project to build capacity and implement modeling of infectious diseases in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. This program is intended to meet the critical need to establish permanent centers of expertise in applied infectious disease modeling and to advance training programs for modelers before the next pandemic. To accomplish this, this project is focused on two overarching objectives: (1) accelerating the applied use of modeling in public health, and (2) developing a workforce capable of implementing these techniques, interpreting the results, and communicating them with the public health community and public.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in management of large-scale research, scientific, medical, or academic projects or programs. The candidate must be highly organized and comfortable working with project staff meet deliverables and interfacing between multiple projects leads and institutions. Experience in disease modeling or epidemiology is not required, though may be a benefit. Candidates with experience in product development are encouraged to apply.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide principal administrative and research support to the Principal Investigator in the administration and implementation of a CDC-funded project in the US.
  • Manage planning, execution and follow-up for projects, public health institution engagements, training activities, and workshops.
  • Oversee day-to-day project operations, providing coordination and monitoring of multiple projects.
  • Oversee the project team staff and provide regular updates to the project lead.
  • Monitor product development activities, including the team’s infectious disease model, open-source packages in R and Python, and training resources.
  • Monitor the project budget, deliverables, and milestone reporting.
  • Work with investigators to develop and update protocols, SOPs, and IRB submissions.
  • Assist in drafting reports, manuscripts.
  • Coordinate reporting and communication between the JHU team and the CDC program officer.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Public Health, Epidemiology, or related field).
  • Five years of related experience in managing projects, preferably in public health, medicine, or related research field is required.
  • Additional education can substitute for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*

* JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  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.

* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree (preferably in public health, epidemiology, or related field) and 1-3 years of experience preferred.
  • Experience managing research staff is desirable.
  • Experience managing software projects or working with software versioning systems such as GitHub is a plus.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to write scientific documents.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of university employees, CDC contacts, and other outside contacts.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to details, analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of university employees, CDC contacts, and other outside contacts.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • 0-1 research staff.

Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator II

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC
Starting Salary Range: $45,650 - $62,850 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F; 8:30am- 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Telecommute
Department name: Int'l Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
Personnel area: School of Public Health

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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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