Research Assistant

Requisition #: 314203

Range: CD

Level: 3

Salary: $15.47 - $21.26 per hour

Status: Casual / On Call

School: Whiting School of Engineering

Location: Homewood Campus

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Research / Lab

Contact: Central Talent Acquisition Office 443-997-5100

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General Description

The primary purpose of the Research Assistant is to assist in the coordination of the CBID master’s program and data collection related to biomedical engineering projects.

Project Management:

  • Able to grasp clearly the project’s goals and independently formulate a plan to reach those objectives in a timely manner.
  • Make presentations regarding the research project.
  • Able to adapt to real-time changes and challenges.
Data Collection:
  • Perform data collection and related work to complete study goals.
  • Perform data entry ensuring complete and accurate database entry.
  • Create and maintain databases.
  • Maintain records for various research projects.
Data Analysis:
  • Perform simple statistics in Microsoft Excel.
  • Extrapolate data and display in a recognizable.
  • Create and maintain research dashboard.
Research Compliance:
  • Edit and complete eIRB submissions, including new projects, continuing review, termination reports, and further study actions.
  • Ensure adherence to study protocols and study quality.
Research Coordination:
  • Create data collection sheets.
  • Create figures and diagrams for manuscripts and posters.
  • Develop and edit manuscripts and posters.
  • Prepare reports and applications to funding agencies and internal sources including IRB, and investigators.
  • Coordinate conference calls and meetings for various research projects.
  • Plan, support, and communicate meetings of investigators.
Information Systems:
  • Literature searches and develop/maintain reference databases.
  • Familiarity with library research procedures, completing literature searches culminating in the development of and maintenance of a reference library.
  • Conduct reviews of the scientific literature and maintain bibliography.
Customer Service & Teamwork:
  • Assist Faculty with classroom activities/event organization/assist with grading.
  • Work alongside a team of researchers to ensure the success of the research projects.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related discipline required. Some related experience required. Additional education may substitute for experience. Excellent Computer Skills including proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Power Point required. Must have good people skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to make independent decisions. Ability to work for periods of time without direction. Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines. Very strong organizational skills, analytical and problem solving abilities, and attention to detail. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees as well as outside contacts.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 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.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
  • Communication skills using the spoken word.
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range.
  • Ability to move about.

    Note:

    • This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned. The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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  • Preferred Qualifications

    Any software, training necessary, preferred years of experience, which may be helpful, education, etc.


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