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Job Req ID:  32396

Research Assistant

General Summary/Purpose


The Research Assistant will be working with project “Resolve to Save Lives” on subproject related to costs of hypertension care in India.


Resolve is a new cardiovascular health initiative and aims to prevent 100 million premature deaths globally by 1. Eliminating artificial trans-fat, 2. Reducing sodium intake, and 3. Improving blood pressure control. Resolve is based at Vital Strategies, a global health non-profit organization and involves several partners to effectively and efficiently plan, implement, and evaluate the initiative. Resolve team at Hopkins is involved in sodium reduction and improvement of blood pressure control and provides technical supports in various aspects such as program design, scope analysis, training materials, and program evaluation. 



Specific Duties & Responsibilities


Conduct literature reviews of COVID-19 and CVD, of the healthcare system in India; collect direct information on hypertension treatment practices in India, including information on physician and healthcare worker costs, facility costs, equipment and medication costs; secondary data analysis in hypertension epidemiology; attend project team meetings; participate in manuscript and report writing. Other duties related to subproject.


Minimum Qualifications


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


Master’s degree in Epidemiology or Public Health


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Recent (last 2 – 3 years) experience and knowledge of Indian healthcare system; experience in scientific writing; experience in conducting and reporting on literature reviews



Classified Title: Research Assistant 
Working Title: Research Assistant  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $16.26- $22.35/hr; Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Varies 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology 
Personnel area: School of Public Health


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