Job Req ID:  110922

Research Assistant

The Division of Geriatric Medicine is looking for a Research Assistant. Under the direction of the Principal Investigators and Research Program Managers, the incumbent will assist in the coordination of activities that support the overall work of and a specific research study at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The team will use patient and broad stakeholder engagement and apply principles of community and hospital based participatory research to refine and adapt intervention protocols and materials to the needs of participating organizations, clinic sites, and populations. The incumbent will work with elderly adults.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of the study protocol.
  • Assists in the daily operations of the recruitment and telephone interview team under the direction of the Research Program Manager.
  • Assists in the development of toolkits, flyers, letters and other materials for dissemination of research materials.
  • Assists in the development of tables and figures for reports and manuscripts.
  • Performs literature reviews.
  • Assists in the coordination and participates in study meetings, including the preparation of agendas and taking of detailed meeting minutes.
  • Assists in the maintenance of project databases.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skill & Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, be able to work independently and as part of a team, initiative, strong leadership skills, and an ability to work with a team of researchers and with diverse subject populations.
  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with others.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to follow multiple, detailed directions of various protocols.

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.
  • Working knowledge of PC operations and software applications such as MS Windows, Excel, Word, and Access required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of medical terminology highly desired.



Classified Title: Research Assistant 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD  
Starting Salary Range: Min $17.00 - Max $30.00 HRLY ($18,720 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: 2-3 days 15-18 hours 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM Bay Geriatric Medicine  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


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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.

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