The casual research assistant provides support for special projects for faculty and staff of the GeneSTAR Research Program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide on-call assistance with research activities.
Laboratory-related tasks may include: assistance with organization and maintenance of laboratory samples, organization and maintenance of freezers containing archived research samples, and data entry of sample information into sample tracking software (Freezerworks). This will require some knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices.
Office-related tasks may include: administering telephone questionnaires to longitudinal research participants, assistance with tracking research survey responses, organization, scanning, and maintenance of research materials, assistance with paper and electronic mailings to research participants, and research data entry.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
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.
Basic computer skills including standard software, including the Microsoft Office suite.
Some experience with RedCap software.
At least 2 years experience with Freezerworks software.
Basic laboratory skills.
Writing and verbal communications ability.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Max 20hrs/wk Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine - East Baltimore Department name: 10002809-SOM DOM General Internal Medicine Personnel area: School of Medicine
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