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Job Req ID:  17185

Research Assistant

General Summary/Purpose:

Support the Brain Injury Outcomes Services (BIOS) Research Program and Clinical Trials Unit, which manages multi-center, 20+ million dollar federally funded clinical trials and multiple site-specific pharmaceutical sponsored trials. Provide support to Division Director, 2 division managers, and research personnel.


The Research Assistant will be responsible for performing day-to-day activities of the Brain Injury Outcomes Neuroimaging Center (BIONIC). As part of the academic research office of BIOS, BIONIC is responsible for advancing the technologies associated with image sharing, algorithm development, process automation, image interpretation, and machine learning.


Specific duties & responsibilities:


Essential Job Functions:

Perform general analysis of quality and usability of CT and MR scans acquired for clinical trial evaluations on a daily basis. Prepare summaries and reports of finding to study management, as well as, personnel at the participating sites. Catalogue and archive neuroimaging studies for organized analysis and general clinical trial records keeping is a central responsibility for the position listed. Perform data entry and data editing; assist with basic data management tasks such as running queries on existing databases, organizing and editing data, conducting reliability checks. Comply with all regulatory and institutional requirements related to clinical research. Collate, distribute, and ship documents. Perform literature searches; write summaries; assist writing grants and standard operational procedures; prepare journal manuscripts; provide analytical support to data analyst and research support as required, including power-point presentations and general correspondence. Participate in project related meetings and develop- implement needed quality control procedures and tasks.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

Bachelor's degree in related discipline. 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.


Preferred qualifications:


Knowledge of medical terminology highly desired.



Classified Title: Research Assistant 
Working Title: Research Assistant  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $16.26-$22.35 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003520-SOM Neuro BIOS 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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


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