The Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, is seeking a Sr. Research Program Coordinator (Sr. RPC) to work under the supervision of the Administrative Manager and Principal Investigators. This role will provide expert coordination of programmatic and operational activities to ensure successful completion of research studies under the Human Aging Project, including projects supported by the Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratory (AITC). The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will provide administrative and reporting support to the research team, including timely submission of regulatory requirements (e.g., Institutional Review Board (IRB), NIH Human Subjects System (HSS) for funded awards), development of content for grant applications; and facilitating access to resources across Johns Hopkins University for awarded research projects. This person will work independently as well as part of a team under the direction of the Principal Investigators and Administrative Manager.
This position will provide critical program and resource coordination for research studies. This will include administrative support, and scientific knowledge to ensure the efficient, rigorous, responsible, and compliant administration of funded awards.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Maintain good working knowledge of research protocols and reporting requirements.
Use data systems to manage, track and report flow of research progress.
Meet regularly with Principal Investigators, Administrative Manager and other research staff members to review data accuracy and overall study progress. Work closely with data manager to assist in quality control procedures.
Assist with regulatory work across studies, including IRB, Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB), ClinicalTrials.gov, NIH HSS, and other required submissions and reporting.
Coordinate resources and personnel required for study procedures.
Connect investigators and facilitate access to and utilization of the resources/personnel of the AITC, and occasionally other studies, where appropriate.
These resources include,
A registry of older adults willing to be contacted for participation in relevant studies.
Health care data bases that can be utilized for the development of technologies or uses of AI.
Human subjects in underserved urban and rural communities through partnerships with the Veterans Rural Health Resource Centers in Iowa, and in Baltimore, Maryland.
Trained research staff who can help develop and lead stakeholder research.
Consultation with Artificial Intelligence for Engineering and Medicine (AIEM)
Consultation with JH AITC funded investigators working in the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, the Malone Center for Engineering in Health Care, the Artificial Intelligence for Engineering and Medicine Lab, the Center for Imaging Science and the Center for Language and Speech Processing.
Use of the Precisions Medicine Analytics Platform (PMAP) Data Commons, a secure research environment for analysis of Hopkins based clinical data sets by pilot teams and data scientists.
Business development consulting resources and market research support through the Carey Business School.
Coordinate and draft content, including background material and references, for research grant submissions; track grant submission progress and timelines; prepare content for non-competing annual progress reports for funded awards.
Prepare and distribute summary reports for research meetings as scheduled.
Assist with preparation for monitoring and audits of studies. Correct errors in database when necessary. Write responses to audit reports with input from the Principal Investigator and Administrative Manager.
Assist the Principal Investigator and/or Administrative Manager in defining information and plans required to accomplish goals of studies. Design and create protocol-specific report forms as needed. Assist less experienced staff in design and creation of such forms.
Perform other operational tasks as needed, including recruitment of research subjects and coordinating study visits, and other related duties as assigned.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Independent and self-motivated.
Attention to detail.
Enthusiasm and willingness to learn about the work of the department as well to acquire new technical skills as needed.
Excellent organizational skills to work effectively in an environment that requires balancing multiple assignments.
Ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels and from diverse cultures.
Ability to interact with faculty and staff on research teams, in clinical programs, and with educational outreach initiative to strategize about their communication needs.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Three years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Good proofreading skills.
Excellent oral and written communications.
Skilled in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and Reference Manager software packages.
Experience with online data collection interfaces (e.g., REDCap).
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $40,100-$55,140-$70,180 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: m-f 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: SOM DOM Bay Geriatric Medicine Personnel area: School of Medicine
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