Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Working under the general direction of the Principal Investigator, provides overall coordination of two funded research studies, implement the study protocols, and supervise staff. Participates in developing research designs, data collection methods, and strategies for data management. Assists with monitoring reports for the funding agencies. Leads community-based recruitment of human subjects and manages data collection processes.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain relationships with community research partners
Develop innovative community-based strategies to meet targets for recruitment and retention
Identify and recruit eligible participants for the research studies, ensuring the target number of participants are enrolled
Explain study objectives, risks, and benefits with potential participants to recruit participants
Screen participants, administer surveys, and conduct in-depth interviews.
Assist with hiring and training of other research team members; develop training materials; coordinate training delivery; assure training and compliance of staff over life of project
Supervise graduate students who support the project as needed
Supervises field operations including managing administrative tasks relating to recruitment and scheduling of participant interviews, investigator meetings, and budget review, including managing payments and reimbursements of study participants.
Assist in refining research designs, data collection methods and strategies for data management
Organize text data for summary to study colleagues and partners, including assisting in the conduct of basic and complex qualitative analyses.
As co-author, assist the PI in manuscript writing and the preparation of abstracts, tables and/or figures to disseminate study findings.
Conduct literature searches or other related document reviews relating to the PI’s program of research.
Participates in developing interim reports for principal investigator, funding agency, and institutional review board to ensure that the project is moving toward timely completion
Consult with the Principal Investigator on appropriate management of participant problems and concerns
Monitor study progress and develop reports on study progress
Report irregularities or adverse events to appropriate study personnel.
Makes referrals to support resources per study protocol
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
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***.
Master’s in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology or Public Health is preferred.
Two years of experience in community-based research or clinical setting.
Experience, knowledge, or interest in working with at-risk individuals and/or survivors of violence and trauma is desired
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience or training in qualitative research methods.
Position requires strong attention to detail and protocol adherence, while maintaining flexibility to respond to multiple priorities.
Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.
Able to work autonomously and meet required deadlines, including having independent decision-making and trouble-shooting abilities
***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.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26-$22.35 per hour (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing Department name: 60009277-Research Administration Personnel area: School of Nursing
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