We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will coordinate administrative and programmatic aspects of Dr. Megan Collins' pediatric eye health and health equity research projects. Dr. Collins' multidisciplinary research agenda includes a focus on medical ethics, health equity, and school-based delivery of vision and health care services. Methods and approaches used include those from epidemiology, public health, bioethics, health policy, and pediatric ophthalmology. The coordinator will gain experience with an array of research tools and will develop and/or deepen skills in program management and implementation, data management and analyses, grant writing, scientific writing and presentations.
The Research Program Coordinator will oversee day-to-day activities (e.g., monitoring works in progress, project-related communication, and meeting scheduling) alongside working as part of several research teams. The coordinator will also assist with supporting the work of the Johns Hopkins Center for School Health and Vision for Baltimore, a citywide school-based vision program led by Dr. Collins. The Research Program Coordinator will contribute to drafting and editing presentations and publications, including preparing and modifying tables, figures, and references for publication; these will also be opportunities for authorship and professional presentations, opinion pieces, and blog posts.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Working closely with Dr. Collins and her research teams.
Planning and scheduling meetings, distributing action items and monitoring their completion.
Developing study protocols and data collection instruments and systems including web-based surveys, REDCap databases.
Creating and managing IRB applications, amendments and reports; preparing and managing reports to funders.
Assisting with project-related data collection (e.g., surveys, behavioral data collection, biospecimen collection).
Managing and organizing study databases, ensuring data quality, data cleaning.
Assisting with grant preparation and submission.
Developing literature reviews, scientific papers, presentations, and posters in collaboration with research teams.
Conducting mentored data analysis using statistics programs such as Stata or R
Creating and/or managing study and program websites and social media.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Ability to travel to study sites required; must have own transportation.
Experience with Qualtrics or other survey program.
Experience with REDCap or other database program.
Experience with statistical software (e.g., Stata, Mplus, R).
Master's degree in public health or related discipline.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Competency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel required.
Outstanding organizational skills, including attention to detail and timelines.
Ability to prioritize tasks and to work independently.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of participant data.
Enthusiasm about working with young people, parents, and community organizations.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Oph Pediatric Ophthalmology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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