The Department of Neurosurgery is seeking a Research Assistant who will coordinate and implement research activities of the Neurosurgery Functional lab. Under the supervision of a faculty investigator, Dr. William Anderson.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Data Analysis/ Data Management:
Setup and maintain studies.
Conduct data analysis as needed.
Maintain HIPAA-compliant participant database.
Maintain data archives.
Assist in experimental design and implementation.
General Lab Administration:
Participate with PI on design and implementation of standard operating procedures.
Attend and take notes at lab meetings.
Supervise undergraduate research assistants.
Liaise between administrative office as necessary.
Order supplies and maintain equipment as necessary; review invoices and statements and shipments for correctness.
Work with Research Participants:
Aid in recruitment efforts and consenting of research participants.
Aid in scheduling research participants.
Assist with conducting phone and in-person screenings.
Coordinate participant visits, collect data, maintain records and regulatory documentation.
Assist PI on developing IRB protocols.
Liaise between lab and IRB.
Prepare all necessary forms and paperwork related to research protocols.
Under direction from PI, prepare and submit any Adverse and Serious Adverse Event Reports to IRB.
Participate with PI on grant applications, non-competing renewals, and progress reports.
Collaborate with administrative staff regarding grant submissions, as necessary.
Perform other duties as required.
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.
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 the 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 Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Neuro Sur Functional Personnel area: School of Medicine
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