The Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a full time Research Assistant to assist with intensive research and scholarly work on a newly funded Pancreatic cancer research initiative. The Johns Hopkins Radiation Oncology Department has an opening for a Research Assistant.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
To construct and manage a comprehensive clinical and research database.
To assist with the writing and editing of manuscripts.
To present research projects at meetings and conferences.
To perform data collection and/or statistical analysis for various research projects.
To assist with tasks on other research projects as required.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
Some related experience required.
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.
Applicants who have PhD or are near to completion of a PhD (or equivalent) will be preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent written and oral skills and the ability to communicate effectively are essential, strong organizational, administrative, project management, and problem solving skills.
Ability to manage and track large amounts of sensitive and diverse data, ability to balance multitude of ongoing competing deadlines, and the ability to work with independently and with others.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26-$22.35 per hour Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm/40 hours Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003152-SOM Rad Onc Clinical Faculty and Staff Personnel area: School of Medicine
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