Candidate will work closely on Extreme Poverty Project, working with the Expo team to coordinate scheduling for interviews, conducting interviews, and assessing survey questions. Selected person will edit manuscripts making sure the format and reference match the specifications for the target journal and assist with the publishing process and perform research on healthcare access, and identify what variables make Baltimore youth more likely to have visited a healthcare practitioner in the last year. Selected candidate will prepare briefings.
Under the supervision of the center's director, the Research Assistant (RA) will support research programs at the Center for Child and Community Health Research for Baltimore-based studies. Specifically, the RA will be working to support the Extreme Poverty Project working with the ExPo team to coordinate scheduling for interviews, conducting interviews, and assessing survey questions. The Research Assistant should be able to follow protocols and directions, pay close attention to detail, communicate very well in person and by email, and handle sensitive information. A background in public health research is preferred. The ideal candidate has high level of responsibility and independence and is able to interact daily with medical professionals in highly professional, confident and knowledgeable manner.
Perform quality assurance checks.
Create data reports.
Resolve problems that arise and/or effectively communicates them to the direct supervisor.
Work cooperatively with others in the center and partnering organizations.
Other administrative or clerical duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Some related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, 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.
General knowledge of research methods.
Basic knowledge of public health.
Strong work ethic and ability to work independently with limited supervision.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to manage time efficiently to meet deadlines.
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