The Center for Learning and Health is seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will be working directly with faculty at the Center for Learning and Health (CLH), adjunct faculty members, and senior staff toadminister incentive interventions for ongoing clinical trials; coordinate, collect, manage, and conduct data related activities for multiple clinical research trials; assist as needed in conducting the unit's clinical trials.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Administer and oversee incentive programs for ongoing clinical trials. Current trials include incentives for viral suppression in people living with HIV, incentives for providing Video DOT evidence of buprenorphine adherence for opioid-dependent and out-of-treatment drug users, and incentives for abstinence from alcohol as monitored by SCRAM transdermal measurement of alcohol use
Coordinate, collect, manage, and conduct data related activities. Develop data collection worksheets, forms and questionnaires. Oversee entry and management of research data. Assist in the preparation of data for analysis and publication, including abstracting inputting, organizing and editing data.
Work with low-income adults who have a history of drug addiction and/or HIV infection.
Ensure that studies are conducted according to all applicable regulations and guidelines and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) specified in the protocol manuals, identify areas for improvement, and direct implementation of changes.
Conduct participant assessments.
Coding videos of research participants self-administering buprenorphine to ensure that pills are taken correctly, ingested, and taken by the correct person.
Assist faculty with publications and other document or presentation preparations.
Regularly (3x per week) monitor SCRAM bracelets for participants to ensure proper fit as well as export data for evaluation.
Assist with monitoring participants' progress and attendance, updating participants' graphs, and help with various training programs.
Assist the investigators with publications and other document or presentation preparations.
Fill-in for other research staff as needed: collect and process laboratory samples; conduct participant visits, perform study procedures; collect and record data.
Report adverse events to the PI.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline such as behavior analysis.
Some related experience.
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.
Experience in controlled trials.
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 8:305 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: SOM Psy Bay Learning and Health Center Personnel area: School of Medicine
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