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

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Baltimore, MD

Job Description

We are seeking a Research Assistant who will work under the direct supervision of a Research Associate. The Research Assistant will primarily assist with the day-to-day logistical and operational tasks for the Study of HIV Infection in the Etiology of Lung Disease (SHIELD) portfolio of studies. Will work closely with the program coordinator to ensure completion of all research related activities. Tasks include work in the office and some remote work.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in consenting participants for research studies, complete data collection, and conduct follow-up activities for the SHIELD studies, BEEHIVE study and sub-studies.
  • Data collection which includes administering questionnaires, data collection from a breathing test, recording oral exam results, traveling to homes of research participants to drop off and set up air monitoring devices, frailty assessment devices.
  • Coordinate sample collection at labs in the Johns Hopkins Hospital and at a community clinic.
  • Follow-up activities which include communicating with participants to provide technical support to home-based devices, tracking participants to obtain updated contact information, scheduling follow-up visits.
  • Follow established research protocols and complete trainings needed as the protocol.
  • Entry of collected data and ensuring safety and security of data.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to travel to the homes of participants. (During COVID restrictions participant interaction will be from outside the home. Once restrictions are lifted, must be willing to go into the home).
  • Ability to work weekends to coach participant to complete the breathing test at home.
  • Ability to work remotely from home to complete questionnaires over the phone when needed and approved by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Access to a reliable car and a valid driver's license.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some related work experience.
  • Familiarity with Baltimore metropolitan area.

Classified Title: Research Assistant 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Research Assistant   
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD  
Starting Salary Range: $17.00 - $30.00 HRLY ($40,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus 
Department name: 10002817-SOM DOM Pulmonary 
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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Full time, Work experience placement, Work from home, Weekend work, Monday to Friday,

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