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Job Req ID:  59577

Research Assistant

The Office of Faculty and Research seeks a Research Assistant who will provide technical research support to the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School for a research grant focused on hospital service pricing in the United States. The duration of this position is 12 months, with the starting date approximately on June 15, 2021.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with managing electronic databases containing data from publicly available and proprietary sources.
  • Assist with data extraction from databases.
  • Analyze data with oversight.
  • Conduct literature searches to gather supporting information for papers, presentations and other materials.
  • Contribute to drafting reports, slides, and dissemination materials reflecting the research undertaken in the project.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Statics, or a related field.
  • Some related experience required.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, and additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.



JHU Equivalency Formula:   

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



  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
  • Must be well organized, efficient, accurate, responsible and be able to interact with faculty, staff, students and project participants.
  • Proficiency in at least one statistical package such as Stata, R, or equivalent.



Classified Title: Research Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 37.5 Mon - Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: ​​​​​​​JH at Harbor East 

Department name: ​​​​​​​Research Assistants 
Personnel area: Carey Business School


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


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