Job Req ID:  112750

Research Assistant

Multiple projects related to improving the food environment in Baltimore seek a Temporary Research Assistant to provide project support for Faculty projects.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Successfully completes data collection training
  • Performs interviews, surveys, anthropometric measures with participants following research project protocol(s).
  • Review and checks data collected for errors.
  • Conduct field site observations in Baltimore and DC.
  • Organize references and materials for research projects and content areas.
  • Conduct literature searches.
  • Participate in meetings and seminars, both internally and externally.
  • Maintain professionalism in all interactions with stakeholders and internal staff.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational skills, and ability to handle multiple projects at once.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively with other project team members.
  • Able to quickly gain necessary background understanding in new project areas.
  • Valid driver’s license.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest, volunteer work, student work, or other work experience in public health, especially in food systems.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Fluency in Spanish.

Multiple projects related to improving the food environment in Baltimore seek a Temporary Research Assistant to provide project support for Faculty projects.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Successfully completes data collection training.
  • Performs interviews, surveys, anthropometric measures with participants following research project protocol(s).
  • Review and checks data collected for errors.
  • Conduct field site observations in Baltimore and DC.
  • Organize references and materials for research projects and content areas.
  • Conduct literature searches.
  • Participate in meetings and seminars, both internally and externally.
  • Maintain professionalism in all interactions with stakeholders and internal staff.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational skills, and ability to handle multiple projects at once.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively with other project team members.
  • Able to quickly gain necessary background understanding in new project areas.
  • Valid driver’s license.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated interest, volunteer work, student work, or other work experience in public health, especially in food systems.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Fluency in Spanish.

 

Classified Title: Research Assistant 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD  
Starting Salary Range: Min $17.00 - Max $30.00 HRLY ($48,880 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm, with occasional weekend hours as needed 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health 
Department name: Human Nutrition  
Personnel area: School of Public Health 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

 

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week