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Job Req ID:  104576

Research Assistant

The Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University is seeking a Research Assistant (RA) to assist in program management and infectious disease epidemiology research, including research related to modeling infectious disease dynamics and HIV epidemiology. The Research Assistant will conduct a variety of administrative and research tasks related to COVID-19, HIV, malaria, and other infectious disease research with one or more faculty members.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting with budgets and management of multiple ongoing grants.
  • Assisting with IRB correspondence.
  • Purchasing supplies.
  • Processing reimbursements.
  • Conducting literature reviews and searches.
  • Assisting in the preparation of manuscript and grant proposal submissions.
  • Recruiting of participants and outreach.
  • Implementing data collection activities.
  • Working with vulnerable populations, such as people who use drugs.
  • Analyzing data related to COVID-19.
  • Performing mathematical and statistical models of the data.


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
  • Familiarity with infectious disease research.
  • Experience in statistical or mathematical analyses.
  • Knowledge of basic survey data collection procedures.
  • Knowledge of GPS data and geospatial analysis.
  • Experience working with people who use drugs.

 

 

Classified Title: Research Assistant  
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD  
Starting Salary Range: $16.75 - $23.00/hr (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Public Health 
Department name: Epidemiology
Personnel area: School of Public Health 

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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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. 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.

 

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