The Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy is seeking a full time Research Assistant to support faculty and research staff with project management tasks, manuscript preparation, and literature reviews. The Center is one of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control’s Injury Control Research Centers and was recently awarded funding from 2019-2024. Center faculty and staff are excited for the activities being supported by the new funding and is eager to add a new member to the team who is an experienced researcher and willing to contribute to advance the Center’s mission.
The Research Assistant will be responsible for conducting literature searches on various injury prevention topics using PubMed and other search engines; reviewing and critically evaluating the literature; synthesizing findings and preparing summary reports. In addition, the Research Assistant will assist with drafting and monitoring of IRB protocols, drafting and editing manuscripts, including preparing and modifying tables, figures, and references for publication. The Research Assistant will also assist with the coding and analysis of qualitative data, database development, data cleaning and diagnostics, and conduct data analysis as needed including but not limited to generating tables with descriptive statistics, cross tabulations, and regression models.
Education: Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Master’s degree in public health or a related field preferred.
Related Work Experience: Some related experience.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Experience with literature searches and manuscript preparation. Experience with the analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data. Competency with Microsoft word and excel required; must be experienced with STATA or another comparable statistical analysis package. The applicant should also have strong communication skills. A writing sample that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to synthesize and communicate research (e.g., lead author on a manuscript, paper from a class) must be provided.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10-$22.12 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday through Friday Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60004104-Health Policy & Management - Injury Personnel area: School of Public Health
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