The Johns Hopkins Center for Adolescent Health, a CDC funded Prevention Research Center committed to assisting urban youth in becoming healthy and productive adults, is seeking a full-time Research Assistant to contribute adolescent sexual and reproductive health projects. The project aims to examine the best practices around trauma informed and inclusive sexual health education and care and work with human centered design experts to translate these practices into practice-based resources. Other related projects focus on the implementation of adolescent sexual and reproductive health programs in various settings. The ideal candidate will have some experience in literature reviews, data collection and community outreach. The Research Assistant will start as soon as possible. Below are detailed lists of the duties and qualifications for this job.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Assist with reviewing abstracts, full text articles, and grey literature.
Assist with synthesis and analysis of literature reviews.
Work closely with the project team to support project advisory groups.
Assist with the preparation of bi-annual and annual reports.
Act as the primary liaison between our team and local teams who are implementing programs.
Schedule observations with teachers and ensure they have completed all evaluation tasks.
Track evaluation requirements and prepare data requests.
Complete Human Subjects Training through Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
Attend weekly research team meetings.
Assist with other project tasks as needed.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Two years of research experience in health, public health, and/or education preferred.
Master's Degree preferred.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00-$29.00 HRLY (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday to Friday: 9 am – 5 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/ School of Public Health Department name: PFRH CAH Personnel area: School of Public Health
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