Senior Research Assistant
Starting Salary Range: $38,500-$53,000 commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology
Personnel area: School of Public Health
The candidate with work closely with the PI on a variety of research projects examining several areas of prescription medication use including: (1) patient-physician communication and decision-making regarding prescription drugs, (2) population-based patterns and determinants of pharmaceutical use, and (3) the impact of changes in pharmaceutical policy on pharmaceutical expenditures and utilization. Â The candidate will participate in conducting a wide breadth of research primarily using secondary data from audits of office-based prescribing, electronic health information, health claims and other administrative sources. The candidate will be directly involved in all phases of projects, from conceptual development through implementation, analysis, and the production of papers, posters, and other academic products. Numerous examples of the types of projects that will be pursued are reflected by the PI's prior research and available in PubMed.
- Under limited direction, the candidate will oversee and coordinate multiple research projects.
- The candidate will develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan, including developing new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making contributions to methodology.
- Responsibilities may include the following: conducting literature reviews; developing data collection instruments; transcribing and coding data; analyzing data and preparing summaries and reports; working with biostatisticians and statistical programmers to design, implement, and interpret analyses; presenting research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences; participating in writing reports and manuscripts.
- The candidate will also train and oversee the work of other supporting research personnel such as undergraduate or graduate student research assistant.
- Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
- Three years of related experience.
- Additional graduate level 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.
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