Senior Research Assistant

Maryland, United States
$18.22 - $27.17
04 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB 
Starting Salary Range: [[$18.22 - $27.17]]
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: [[19 hours per week (Assigned schedule TBD)]] 
Employee subgroup: S1 Hrly Non-Exmpt 
Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing 
Department name: 10003814-Community Public Health Nursing 
Personnel area: School of Nursing

General Summary/Purpose

Under the direction of faculty, the Sr. Research Assistant will construct simple datasets and codebooks and have primary responsibility for the analysis of cross sectional and longitudinal data in a HIV prevention behavioral trial.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

The ability to create/build and maintain databases, conduct literature searches, record, file and perform data analysis and interpretation, and to utilize knowledge of statistics and quantitative analysis with Stata or SPSS is also required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

MPH or MS in relevant field preferred. 

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Strong interpersonal skills and organizational skills are required and a high degree of self- motivation and the ability to function independently.

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