The Department of Mental Health Research is seeking a Research Assistant for a year long study. This position is responsible for organizing forms and data and overseeing data entry and management, as well as other study tasks, for a primary data collection study of parents and their children (ages 4-11). This position will end at the conclusion of the one year study.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:Oversee day-to-day data collection for research study(ies), in support of a PI, postdoc, research or administrative staff. Work consists of running and writing both standard and non-standard reports and analyzing routine data.
Assisting with managing the REDCAP database
Participating in data collection visits
Organizing forms and files associated with the project
Assisting with developing a study codebook
Supervisory Responsibility: 1-2 undergraduate research assistants
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
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.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for 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.
Master’s degree in public health, psychology, social work, or related field is strongly preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency with laptops, tablets, computers, and MS Office applications. Must have excellent organization skills, attention to detail, be able to work independently and as part of a team. Must be willing to interact with parents and children.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or laboratory environment.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday - Friday Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Mental Health Research Personnel Area: School of Public Health
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