The Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University is seeking a Research Assistant (RA) to assist in program management and infectious disease epidemiology research, including research related to modeling infectious disease dynamics and HIV epidemiology. The Research Assistant will conduct a variety of administrative and research tasks related to COVID-19, HIV, malaria, and other infectious disease research with one or more faculty members.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Assisting with budgets and management of multiple ongoing grants.
Assisting with IRB correspondence.
Conducting literature reviews and searches.
Assisting in the preparation of manuscript and grant proposal submissions.
Recruiting of participants and outreach.
Implementing data collection activities.
Working with vulnerable populations, such as people who use drugs.
Analyzing data related to COVID-19.
Performing mathematical and statistical models of the data.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Familiarity with infectious disease research.
Experience in statistical or mathematical analyses.
Knowledge of basic survey data collection procedures.
Knowledge of GPS data and geospatial analysis.
Experience working with people who use drugs.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75 - $23.00/hr (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: Epidemiology Personnel area: School of Public Health
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:
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