The Department of Health Behavior and Society is seeking a Research Assistant whowill be working with projects on health and substance use. NIH funded projects are based in Baltimore and involve qualitative and quantitative interviews among people who use drugs as well as the development of behavioral interventions to address Covid-19 prevention and care, overdose prevention, and HIV and HCV care.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Participant recruitment and enrollment.
Conduct quantitative interviews.
Attend project team meetings.
Participate in data analysis, manuscript and report writing.
Other duties related to the project.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree with experience or Master's Degree in a related discipline.
Related experiences with the study populations.
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 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.
** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Master's Degree in Public Health.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to work well in a team and independently.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Recent (last 2 – 3 years) experience in community engagement, public health research, and programs.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday through Friday Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Remote Department name: HBS - Administration Personnel area: School of Public Health
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: 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.
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