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Job Req ID:  107180

Sr. Reseach Program Coordinator

The Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery is seeking a Sr Research Program Coordinator (Sr. RPC) to coordinate the administrative and scientific implementation of a number of research projects. The candidate will work closely with the Principal Investigators within the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, including Drs. Hee Cheol Cho and Danielle Gottlieb Sen. This Research Program involves laboratory and engineering-based research with cells, tissues, animals, and human subjects.

Responsibilities will include coordinating administrative aspects of the basic, translational, and clinical science research projects as well as the work of research staff. This job requires the individual to be self-motivated, solution-oriented, and prompt. This position also requires teamwork with other research coordinators, research fellows, and research technicians.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and schedule meetings that relate to the basic and translational science research activities in a prompt manner for Drs. Cho and Gottlieb Sen.
  • Order laboratory supplies, and track orders.
  • Prepare, submit and oversee protocols for biosafety, IACUC, and IRB approval.
  • Provide support for onboarding logistics and training of research scientists, staff, and students.
  • Contribute to the preparation of manuscripts for publication as well as grant applications. For example, generating figures, building a bibliography, formatting documents according to the funding agencies’ specifications, etc.
  • Develop a broad understanding of the basic and translational research projects, generate documents (e.g., project summary, progress report, etc.) and submit them to funding agencies (e.g., NIH) and regulatory bodies (e.g., FDA).
  • Manage budget and reimbursements for research activity-related expenses.
  • Communicate project management updates to principal investigators through weekly meetings.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline,
  • Three years related experience,
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula,

Classified Title: Sr. Reseach Program Coordinator    
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB  
Starting Salary Range: $40,100-$55,140 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8-5 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Sur Cardiac Surgery 
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:

*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. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


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