We are seeking a Research Assistant. The Ideal candidates are self-motivated, have strong verbal and written communication skills, excel in building relationships and partnerships with community stakeholders, have strong organizational skills with attention to detail and are able to handle multiple priorities work and meet deadlines. Flexibility, organization and critical thinking skills are essential. Strong knowledge and skills in behavioral interventions and caregiving of persons living with dementia research is preferred. Under the direction of the Co- Investigator and Program Director, the Research Assistant will be primarily responsible for data analysis to include coding and assisting with qualitative interviews. The Research Assistant will also assist with interviewing participants in Spanish.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the project leads.
Assists with interviewing participants in Spanish.
Assists with coding and analyzing qualitative data.
Collect data including semi-structured interviews and surveys.
Input records and data management in systems such as Excel, REDCap, or similar system.
Contribute to reports, publications, project summaries and grant proposals.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Strong skills in verbal and written communications, technical writing, and note-taking and editin.
Demonstrated knowledge of database applications (e.g., Excel, Access, Refworks)
Adept in effectively communicating through strong oral and writing skills. Experienced in writing and editing professional letters, reports, and documents.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications
Operates personal computer to access email, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
Utilizes Internet to search for information.
Must demonstrate skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint).
Must maintain current certification in all applicable JHU required training classes.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
Ability to operate a computer and other equipment on a frequent basis.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Ability to move about.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Some related experience.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
*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.
Some relevant experience or interest related to current research projects: aging, dementia, caregiving, behavioral interventions.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday - Friday (Up to 27 hours per week) Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Nursing Department name: Research Administration Personnel area: School of Nursing
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for 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.
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