We are seeking a Sr. Research Program Coordinator to manage a study of active case finding for tuberculosis in South Africa. This position will require collaboration with investigators at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and in South Africa.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
provide high quality management and coordination of complex projects through superb organization, accuracy, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, sensitivities to the needs of the sponsors, host institution and partner organizations, and excellent ability to manage time and prioritize activities
manage the scientific and administrative design and implementation of projects
set meeting agendas and maintain meeting minutes
develop project workplans and timelines with key milestones, proposals and standard operating procedures
ensure milestones are met and that deliverables are received on time
conduct project reporting – to supervisor, team, funder, etc.
proactively liaise, correspond, and build relationships with project team, contractors and other related personnel & partners
prepare and submit IRB documentation including proposals, progress reports and amendments
develop data collection, evaluation and other tools in support of projects
accountable for compliance with all relevant policies and requirements
train for and/or conduct data collection
identify and implement improvements to project efficiency (better and faster ways to accomplish tasks, as well as opportunities for reducing costs)
monitor incoming data for quality
clean and analyze data, interpret findings
write reports, fact sheets, abstracts, scientific papers (e.g., contribute text, conduct literature review, format references, prepare paper for submission and submit)
prepare other dissemination products as needed
prepare and deliver presentations
liaise with communications team to publicize publications and study findings
Support other work of the TB epidemiology team at Johns Hopkins
participate in calls with collaborators
assist with other projects as requested
participate in meetings with guests & stakeholders
Must have the ability and enthusiasm to travel domestically and internationally (to South Africa) and be able to work in groups as well as independently with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will be sensitive to diverse populations and cultures, will exercise independent judgement, initiative and innovation in dealing with routine, novel and more complex matters, consulting with the PI as needed and must be able to manage multiple tasks concurrently; and meet deadlines with attention to quality.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Three (3) years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the * 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 the 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. *
Master’s degree in public health or related discipline and experience working in sub-Saharan Africa.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38, 920. - $53,520. /Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 37.5 hours/week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology Personnel area: School of Public Health
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