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Job Req ID:  11042

Research Program Assistant

Classified Title: Research Program Assistant 
Working Title: Research Program Assistant ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB 
Starting Salary Range: ​​​​​​​$12.19-$16.77
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30-5 
Employee subgroup: Salaried Non-exmt 
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10002994-SOM Oph Glaucoma 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

General summary/purpose:

Under the supervision and direction of the investigators and study team members, the research assistant will help out with various activities vital to the large research study of glaucoma and vision screening in Baltimore.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Data entry in study database, resolving issues with missing data
  • Organizing and maintaining research files
  • Understanding Research patient Insurance coverage and providers. Assisting with patient visit scheduling and escorting patients during study visits
  • Packing and Unpacking materials and equipment for transportation to/from screening events which will include some lifting of equipment.
  • Support project lead in designing study forms
  • Support other research activities
  • Preparing study recruitment and education materials
  • Operating basic office machines
  • Lend general support to office as needed; includes filing, record keeping and other duties as assigned based on the needs of the research program.

Minimum qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required. Some related experience required. Additional education may substitute for required experience, 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 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.

Preferred qualifications:

Some college courses preferred.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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