We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will be responsible for implementing clinical research related to understanding brain health in vulnerable populations including people with HIV, mental illness, and dementia in the Division of Neuroimmunology & Neurological Infections, Department of Neurology. Successful applicants will be personable and dedicated individuals with the ability and desire to help patients with diverse needs. Strong applicants must be well-organized and be able to work independently, as well as collaborate with the principal investigators and research team. In addition, applicants should be thorough and detail-oriented when performing all aspects of the research including when conducting cognitive testing, scoring, and record keeping.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct participant telephone and in-person screening, schedule, and enroll research participants
Administer and score neuropsychological testing
Manage the collection of and assure the accuracy of data for all participant visits
Assist the principal investigators in monitoring study progress and defining and planning study goals
Manage and maintain all participant binders, study binders, and documentation for the study
Assist with preparation of IRB submissions and continuing review reports
Assist with biospecimen collection and follow protocol requirements for appropriate handling and labeling
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in a related field
Some related experience required
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, 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 the 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.
Preference will be given to someone with a Bachelor's Degree in Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Psychology, or related field
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Experience in neuropsychological test administration, REDCap, EPIC, and adhering to IRB protocols
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
None required; willing to train
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Neuro Neuroimmunology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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