Senior Research Assistant

Maryland, United States
 $38,536 - $52,989
01 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Sr. Research Assistant will assist with study interviews and maintenance of research interview transcripts. In addition, the Sr. Research Assistant will assist with thematic coding, result aggregation and information organization for storage.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Will be involved in data collection, data entry and data management functions for a qualitative research study, including consenting participants
  • Will assist in the modification of interview guide as appropriate
  • Will assist in the development (with PI) and maintenance of codebook for analysis
  • Will assist in coding interview transcripts
  • Will attend regular research group and PI meetings
  • Will present and summarize analyses in various formats including oral and written reports.

 Essential Job Functions:

Using standard computer software packages for qualitative data management and analysis (Atlas.ti)


Required: Bachelor's degree in related discipline, and three years related experience. Additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula:  18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  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.

Preferred qualifications:

Qualitative interviewing and analysis and gerontology experience desired. MPH or MS in relevant field preferred. 

Classified Title: Sr. Research Assistant 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB
Salary:  $38,536 - $52,989
Status:  Full-Time
Department name: 10002790-SOM DOM Bay Geriatric Medicine 
Work Schedule/Hours: M & W 8:30am-5pm & F 8:30-1:00 pm 
Location: 4940 Eastern Avenue  
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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