The Department of Neurology seeks a Research Assistant who is needed to aid in an ongoing project on disparities in stroke care and the optimization of stroke care. This position is open immediately. The position will include data extraction from medical records, survey/questionnaire design/development, and analysis, subject recruiting, data entry and management, and collection of relevant literature.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Will be involved in the extraction of data from medical records.
Help with the development of research surveys.
Administration of surveys and questionnaires to research participants.
Maintain an organized and efficient collection of data using spreadsheets and databases, and analysis of data.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Requires a bachelor's degree and some 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
Prior research experience in survey/questionnaire administration, and data analysis is preferred, but not required.
Experience with a statistical software package, such as Stata is preferred, but not required.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The candidate will possess initiative and self-motivation to aid in the development and carrying out of procedures aimed at maintaining our research database.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required, as well as proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite.
Organizational skills and attention to detail are necessary.
Prior experience with survey design and data analysis is preferred, but not required.
Opportunities are available to submit and present abstracts and author or co-author research papers.
Prior experience with a statistical software package (i.e. Stata) is preferred, but not required.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Part-time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Neuro Cerebrovascular Personnel area: School of Medicine
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