The Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions is seeking a full time Sr. Research Assistant for a project about Extreme Risk Protective Orders (ERPO) and equity. The Sr. Research Assistant will support faculty and research staff by providing general support to the team in all aspects of the ERPO project. This research involves a participatory process in order to understand how EPROs are being implemented in impacted communities and assess implementation processes on how to constructively interact with people experiencing mental illness or suicidal crisis.
Center faculty and staff are excited for the activities related to this project and are eager to add a new member to the project team who is an experienced researcher and willing to contribute to the success of this research project.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for managing a large volume of data.
Will work closely with the primary investigator and with the project manager to assure that the day-to-day activities of the study, including the recruitment of study participants, management of qualitative data collection, preparing documents as needed for the IRB and funder ensuring they are rigorously completed and consistent with the standards established by the team.
Assist with data cleaning and diagnostics.
Conduct data analysis as needed including but not limited to reviewing and coding qualitative interview transcripts, summarizing emerging themes, and generating summary tables.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline. MPH or MS in relevant field preferred.
Two years of related experience.
Additional graduate level education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
The applicant should be organized, reliable, and highly detail oriented with experience managing a high volume of data.
Experience with the analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data is important.
Master's Degree in public health or a related field required.
Competency with Microsoft word and excel required, must be experienced with STATA or another comparable statistical analysis package.
Experience using the Microsoft Office transcription feature is desired.
The applicant should also have strong communication skills and be eager to work in a team environment.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $40,100 - $55,140/Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health Department name: HPM-Center for Gun Violence Personnel area: School of Public Health
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