The Tobacco Advertising Research: Geographies, Expenditures, Themes (TARGET) Collaboratory is seeking a Research Program Coordinator to coordinate projects examining the tactics that tobacco companies use to target and mislead consumers and create health inequities. We are looking for an organized and clear thinker to join a team of fun and passionate researchers. This position will join a team of researchers conducting research to inform regulatory policy around tobacco advertising. We are conducting a series of studies (funders include the Food & Drug Administration and National Cancer Institute) examining the content and effects of tobacco advertising, including e-cigarettes, to better understand how tobacco products are portrayed and how the tobacco industry responds to regulations.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate undergraduate and graduate research assistants
Organize and lead weekly team meetings
Track study progress and deliverables/manage timelines
Facilitate coordination between student researcher assistants, study investigators and funders
Oversee data collection process on RedCap
Manage and organize database of ads
Manage and conduct quality control of data
Opportunities to conduct statistical analyses, and collaborate with research team on presentations and publications
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in public health or social science field
Some related experience on projects related to public health or tobacco regulatory science. Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Master's degree in public health or social science field
Experience with quantitative data analysis. Some experience working as part of a research team
Some experience with data management
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Good communication skills
Experience using RedCap and experience using Stata are desirable
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 Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: HBS-Research Projects Personnel area: School of Public Health
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