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Job Req ID:  89813

Research Assistant

The Neurosurgery Department is seeking a Research Assistant who will coordinate and implement research activities of the lab. Under the supervision of a faculty investigator, Alban Latremoliere & Chloe Alexandre.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Data Analysis/Data Management:

  • Conduct data analysis of mouse sleep-wake behaviors.
  • Maintain HIPAA-compliant participant database.
  • Maintain data archives.
  • Organize files.
  • Assist in experimental design and implementation.


General Lab Administration:

  • Participate with PI on design and implementation of standard operating procedures.
  • Attend and take notes at lab meetings.
  • Supervise undergraduate research assistants.
  • Liaise between administrative office as necessary.
  • Order supplies and maintain equipment as necessary; review invoices and statements and shipments for correctness.


Work with Research Participants:

  • Aid in recruitment efforts and consenting of research participants.
  • Aid in scheduling research participants.
  • Assist with conducting phone and in-person screenings.
  • Coordinate participant visits, collect data, maintain records and regulatory documentation.


Grant Writing:

  • Participate with PI on grant applications, non-competing renewals, and progress reports.
  • Collaborate with administrative staff regarding grant submissions, as necessary.


Perform other duties as required.


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.*


* 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 the 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. 


Classified Title: Research Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: M-F; 4 hrs/day
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: NUS Pain Institute 

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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