Research Program Assistant II

Maryland, United States
20 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

The Research Program Assistant, II will be responsible for assisting Study Investigator with conducting data analysis and developing scientific manuscripts for publication in high impact peer-reviewed journals.  Data analysis will entail exploratory, bivariate and multivariate modeling of psychosocial and biologic variables in a longitudinal data set.  Developing scientific manuals will include conducting literature reviews, editing and ensuring that literature is properly cited. 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Assist Investigator with developing and conducting analysis plan (exploratory, bivariate and multivariate). 

Producing data reports for Study Investigator to use in scientific manuscripts. 

Assist Study Investigator with research manuscript and grant preparation, including conducting literature reviews, writing introduction, methods, results and discussion, formatting references and editing.


High school diploma/GED and two years of related data analysis experience. Additional 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.


Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline. Proficiency in the use of data analysis software and word processing desired. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills a must. Experience with citation management software (i.e. Refworks, Reference Manager, etc) or web design.

Classified title:  Research Program Assistant II
Role/Level/Range: ACRO/2/CC
Salary: $13.73-$18.87
Status: Casual
Work Schedule/Hours:  Varies
Department:  Health, Behavior & Society
Location: 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205
Personnel Area:  School of Public Health

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