Sr. Research Program Coordinator

Requisition #: 313652

Range: MB

Level: 3

Salary: $37,040 - $50,932

Status: Full Time

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

full-time position with International Health; 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday

Provide support to Principal Investigator through grants in the Global Obesity Prevention Center and Center for Human Nutrition.

Engage in on-going and new research projects and administration i.e. participating in research design and planning, data collection and analysis, writing of research manuscripts, performing literature and methodology searches, and participating in scientific conferences. Determine priorities, take initiative to exercise independent judgment to resolve issues. Oversee intervention activities and data collection. Draft and edit research manuscripts for scientific peer review publication and reports of various projects with the opportunity for authorship. Assist students in publication efforts. Draft and assist in preparation of grant applications/renewals, contracts, and IRB ethical applications. Actively monitor monthly project expenditures, manage purchases with procurement card, and compile reports as needed. Represent projects through presentation of study findings at scientific meetings. Provide interface with community partners, faculty, and guests on behalf of the principal investigator regarding research findings and partnerships for sustainability; independently anticipate issues. Coordinate meetings and special events such as the policy working group meetings, community forums, intervention planning workshops, internal process evaluation update meetings, grant planning meetings, etc. Assist with the hiring, processing, training, orientation, and supervision of new staff for data collection and fieldwork activities. Manage multiple study teams, totaling >20 personnel. Assist with data collection and intervention activities as needed. (Examples include managing youth leader program, coordinating policy working group activities, conducting education in corner stores, completing surveys in participants’ homes, building databases, entering data, and overseeing data collection process from collection to entry.)

Perform other duties as required.


Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Three years related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. Interest or knowledgeable about obesity/chronic disease prevention programs. Able to work independently, detail oriented, outgoing and organized. Must be willing to travel independently between research sites.

**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

Previous project/study coordination experience. Experience working in low income African American and/or Native American Indian communities.

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