Senior Research Assistant

Maryland, United States
19 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

The Sr. Research Assistant will assist in research participant recruitment and maintain and review research interview transcripts, aggregate results, and organize information so that it can be stored and handed off.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Contact potential study participants to assess interest and eligibility.
  • Schedule study participants for interviews.
  • Development (with PI) and maintenance of codebook for analysis.
  • Coding interview transcripts using a combination of a priori codes and inductive analysis using a constant comparative approach.
  • Regular meetings with the PI to discuss codes/themes.
  • Presenting and summarizing analyses in various formats including oral and written reports.

Essential Job Functions:

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


Bachelor's degree in related discipline, 3 years of 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.  


MPH or MS in relevant field preferred. Gerontology experience and dementia experience desired.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Proficiency in Nvivo and/or Atlas.ti. Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills required. Candidate must be detail oriented and able to work independently on assigned tasks.

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB
Salary:  $38,536 - $52,989
Status:  Part-Time
Department name: 10002790-SOM DOM Bay Geriatric Medicine 
Work Schedule/Hours: 8:30 am-5:00pm M & W; 8:30am-1:00pm F 
Location: 4940 Eastern Avenue, Room 710 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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