The Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is in search of a Sr. Research Program Coordinator for the Autism Spectrum Disorder Surveillance Program in Maryland. Data collection for this project entails reviewing confidential records for precise details at various health facilities and schools throughout Maryland. The collected information is reviewed by clinicians who determine final case status. This position will 1) manage and perform data collection activities, 2) train and advise field staff, 3) oversee quality control of data collection, 4) collaborate with clinician reviewers, 5) coordinate contact with health and school data sources, 6) maintain operation protocols and prepare IRB documentation, 7) assist the co-PI with database maintenance and data cleaning, 8) take lead of education and outreach activities, and 9) participate in conference calls and other contacts as necessary with the funder and other project sites.
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.
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.
Special skills and knowledge:
Knowledge of public health research methods, human development and developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders, is highly preferred. Applicant should have the ability to comfortably perform functions on the computer in Microsoft Office programs such as Access, Word and Excel. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong organizational skills; great attention to detail; and must be able to work independently. Must be able to provide reliable transportation for required travel throughout the study area.
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