Research Program Coordinator

Requisition #: 313294

Range: CD

Level: 3

Salary: $15.47 - $21.26

Status: Limited

School: Bloomberg School of Public Health

Location: School of Public Health

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Research / Lab

Contact: (410) 955-3006

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General Description

casual position with International Health; various days/hours

Coordinate the activities of a study entitled: Development of a Life Course Obesity Prevention Initiative in the Bahamas /Obesity Prevention in the Bahamas. This position will include significant travel and stay in the New Providence, Nassauthe, Bahamas, primarily New Providence Island.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • identification and recruitment of research participants in the Bahamas
  • development of intervention materials, such as posters, flyers, newsletters and giveaways (e.g., handouts, etc.)
  • implementation of program activities and trainings
  • regular communications with community stakeholders
  • oversight of student interventionists and data collectors who assist in the implementation of program activities

Will assist with reports and manuscript preparation associated with intervention activities. Perform data collection involving in-depth interviews, observations, and focus groups. Provide data transcription, entry, cleaning, storage, and analysis. Maintain compliance with human subject standards and research protocols. Provide weekly staff updates. Assist in program support and administration activities (filing, scheduling, etc.). May require contributions to development of scholarly journal articles and presentation of program activities to funders, community stakeholders and at scientific meetings.

Perform other duties as required.


Bachelor's degree in related discipline (public health, social sciences, nutrition). 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. Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with diverse clientele and colleagues.

**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.**

Preferred Qualifications

Some related experience in conducting formative research, intervention materials development.

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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