The Research Assistant provides support to the Center for Health Security faculty for work related to domestic and international health security policy. Performs literature searches, conducts data collection, creates reports, and assists in the research and writing of professional manuscripts and grant proposals.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Organize references and materials for research projects and content areas
Write syntheses or briefings on issues as needed
Conduct literature searches
Create reports, charts, tables, and graphs of data
Perform phone interviews or take organized notes of phone interviews for research project protocol(s) as assigned
Perform data collection, data management, and data cleaning
Participate in meetings, trainings and seminars, both internally and externally
Maintain professionalism in all interactions with stakeholders and internal staff
Conduct daily news searches for the Health Security Headlines news scan published by the Center
Preform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Some related experience.
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: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the 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. *
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience and interest in the area of public health, biosecurity, global health, the biological sciences,
disaster medicine, health economics, or related field is preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills required
Detail-oriented, strong organizational skills, and ability to handle multiple projects at once
Able to work independently and collaboratively with other project team members
Able to perform a literature search using medical, scientific and/or social scientific databases
Proficient with personal computers, internet‐based search methods, and appropriate office, database, research‐related and/or statistical software
Able to quickly gain necessary background understanding in new project areas
Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $16.10 to $22.12/ Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 40 hours per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001022-Health Security Personnel area: School of Public Health
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