Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: [[$33,479 – 46,018]] Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: [[600 N. Wolfe Street]] Department name: 60000202-SOM DOM ID HEIC Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Division of Infectious Diseases is seeking a full time Research Program Coordinator. We are a dynamic physician researcher group working on studies related to infection prevention, diagnostic and antimicrobial stewardship in the healthcare setting. Much of the work is implementation based, and involves interacting with nurses, physicians and other healthcare workers, in addition to scheduling, coordination, writing and report preparation. May provide some day –to-day oversight of research assistants and/or students. May involve occasional travel to other sites where studies are being implemented (e.g. other hospitals in MD) with parking/mileage/travel reimbursement.
Prepares new IRB protocols, annual renewal requests, and amendments, with input from PI.
Prepares progress reports for funders.
Implements and coordinates research studies.
Anticipates problems and solves through appropriate interactions and discussions with PIs. Under guidance of PI, discusses issues and corresponds with Hopkins faculty and outside investigators.
Assists with key tasks such as literature reviews and synthesis.
Assists with manuscript writing, including helping prepare tables, charts, figures, data summaries, managing references and citations. Coordinates and assists through all phases of manuscript submission, review, revision, and re-submission process through publication.
Assists with grant proposal preparation; writing and coordination of assembly.
Assists in forming Powerpoint slides related to the study e.g. slides with study information & background, summarizing results, graphs, figures.
Interviews healthcare workers including nurses and physicians, as part of research protocols, good verbal and written communication skills.
Explore publication venues for manuscript submissions.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills and interviewing techniques. Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks, detail oriented, self-motivated, strong interpersonal skills, ability to use personal computer; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; database and spreadsheet knowledge. If not proficient in reference management software (E.g. Zotero, refworks), a willingness to learn.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in public health, health science, health information systems or related field, and some related experience
Master's in epidemiology, biostatics, public health or related discipline or equivalent. Experience in a healthcare setting. Previous experience or human subjects research training.
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