Share this Job
Job Req ID:  98099

Research Nurse

We are seeking a Research Nurse who will recruit and study participants for a new NINDS-funded grant. They will obtain written consent at the time of the encounter. They will place an IV for the administration of gadolinium and obtain blood for research and clinical purposes. They will learn to administer a battery of neuropsychic and cognitive research tests. They will supervise the visits of research participants and will be familiar with MRI safety. They will learn to independently perform and analyze minimally invasive studies of healthy participants to determine vascular properties in older patients at risk for vascular cognitive dementia. Testing includes ultrasound imaging and monitoring of finger temperatures. They will work directly with Dr. Vaidya and Dr. Nyquist to perform this testing under the direct supervision of Dr. Nyquist. They will also be responsible for the administration and recruitment of subjects. They will be the RN for a new NINDS grant entitled: “Vascular Contributors to Blood Brain Barrier Permeability and Regional White Matter Hyperintensity Progression in Young Asymptomatic People”

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • To recruit and enroll patients for the study entitled “Vascular Contributors to Blood Brain Barrier Permeability and Regional White Matter Hyperintensity Progression in Young Asymptomatic People”.
  • To assist completion of non-invasive minimal risk ultrasound studies under the guidance of Dr. Vaidya on healthy participants for research.
  • To complete non-clinical research-based cognitive and neuro psyche testing under the direction of Dr. Nyquist and supervise the research assistant.
  • To lead the administration and completion of data collection and entry, transfer of samples to the research biorepository, and administrative tasks relevant to the eIRB and study conduct.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Individual must be a Registered Nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing.
  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing or related discipline preferred.
  • Comfortable with people and examining participants with ultrasound and being able to place IVs and draw blood.


Classified Title: Research Nurse 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME  
Starting Salary Range: $62,780 - $86,390 ( Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8-2 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Ane Neuro Anesthesiology 
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


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:

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.


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.


EEO is the Law
Learn more:


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 For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit


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 and all other JHU applicants should visit


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.

School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus