The research assistant will perform data collection, entry and related tasks in Baltimore City in community settings, including participant's homes, food stores and recreation centers. Primary activities include:
1) Recruitment of research participants.
2) Data collection involving in-depth interviews, focus groups, and quantitative surveys, including food purchasing patterns, Food Frequency Questionnaires and psycho-social questions.
3) Data transcription, entry, cleaning, storage, and analysis.
4) Compliance with human subject standards and research protocols.
5) Weekly staff updates.
6) Assist in program support, and administration activities (filing, scheduling, etc.).
7) Assist with preparation of reports, presentations and publications. This job requires 50-60% travel time.
High School Diploma/GED.
Some related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Undergraduate degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, or equivalent with two years related experience preferred.
Interested in and knowledgeable about obesity/chronic disease prevention programs.
Able to work independently, detail- oriented, out-going and organized.
access to reliable personal transportation and would be willing to travel independently between research sites.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130... years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.