Research Program Assistant

Requisition #: 314194

Range: CB

Level: 2

Salary: $11.72 - $16.11

Status: Full Time

School: School of Medicine

Location: School of Medicine Campus

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Research / Lab

Contact: 410-955-2990

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General Description

Department: Hematology
Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m. 40 hrs.

Position will support data collection and analysis for research studies of adults with sickle cell disease.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative: Participate in staff meetings. Assist project director as necessary regarding typing, filing, faxing, mass mailings, chart review, and literature searches. Prepare biweekly work progress reports. All other duties as assigned.

Research: Data entry regarding participant information. Review medical records for data collection Ensure security and confidentiality of data. Cross-train to other project tasks and support as necessary. Coordinate scheduling for research study participants. Assist project director in participant consent procedures as necessary.

Academic: Participate in preparation of abstracts and manuscripts. Training in epidemiology and biostatistics.


High School Diploma/GED. Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills necessary. Must be able to work independently. Flexibility in work schedule is required. Knowledge of software such as Access and Excel is helpful. Must be willing to learn to use various software programs such as Access, Excel, and possibly Stata for participant scheduling, tracking, data entry, and analysis.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree. Some college courses. Health related studies or behavioral sciences. Experience in a research setting helpful. Experience with computers desired. Experience with interviewing and physical measurements such as blood pressure desired.

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

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