The Department of International Health is seeking a Senior Research Program Coordinator who will be a member of the International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health (ICMNH) team at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. ICMNH's mission is to contribute to the evidence base through strong public health research and programming for effective maternal and newborn health interventions in low- and middle-income countries, working collaboratively with research institutions and Governments within target countries.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The primary roles and responsibilities of the job include the following:
Responsible for providing assistance and support to the general management and day-to-day activities projects.
Responsible for a wide variety of tasks related to projects, including coordination with field teams, organizing and participation in conference calls, management of IRB issues; preparing progress reports, developing and monitoring project budgets; assist with writing grants; development of data collection tools and standard operating procedures, assisting with data collection, data analysis, report writing, dissemination of research results, and participation in proposal development.
The position will involve frequent site visit to Bangladesh and other site and will be expected to spend at least 25% time in the field.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Economics, Biological Sciences, or relevant field. 3 years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience. 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.
NOTE*** Since the projects are based in Bangladesh with a 10 to 11 hours' time difference, the position will require flexible work hours including participation in conference calls outside office hours.***
Masters-level training in public health.
Other necessary skills will include the ability to work productively with a large number of research team members as well as on independent assignments and ability to contribute meaningful ideas.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent organization skills.
Outstanding initiative and ability to work independently and solve problems.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team, and to handle multiple activities and competing priorities, and deliver on time.
Highly organized with ability to set priorities among multiple tasks.
Research experience, particularly with quantitative data or economic analyses.
Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills essential.
Strong computer skills: effective use of Powerpoint, data visualization and website design experience.
The position will offer opportunities for career development including authorship in manuscripts and serving as an investigator when appropriate.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:03am-5:00pm; 37.5 hrs/wk Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: Health Systems Personnel area: School of Public Health
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