We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic individual with strong focus and attention to detail to join a group of researchers at the Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as a Research Assistant. This position will to provide a range of research support for projects based in low- and middle-income countries, aiming to reduce tobacco-caused death and disease.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the faculty and project leads, the Research Assistant's responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Conduct literature searches and reviews.
Assist with planning for data collection, entry and management, and protocol strengthening.
Assist with preparing data collection training materials.
Review data for accuracy and completeness.
Assist with data cleaning and data quality review and control, including database management.
Assist with data coding and data analysis.
Maintain and organize study files.
Effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency.
Participate in team and one-on-one meetings.
Assist with manuscript submission to journals including collating and organizing data; preparing tables, figures, and references; and formatting manuscripts for submission.
Support gathering information for fact sheets, posters, papers, and other dissemination materials.
Provide research teams with overall administrative and logistical support.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree required.
Some related experience required.
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 using data collection apps or software.
Experience with data entry tools and working with quantitative and/or qualitative data sets.
Experience using statistical software and/or qualitative data analysis software
Strong organizational skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work well in a team and independently.
Tobacco control-related knowledge and experience.
Fluent in Hindi, Bangla, Urdu, Bahasa Indonesia, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian, or Ukrainian.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Exceptional attention to detail.
Possibility of supervising students.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 830 - 500 pm 7.5/day Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: IGTC-Internat'l Global Tobacco Control Personnel area: School of Public Health
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