The Department of Neurology seeks a Research Assistant to support the Brain Injury Outcomes Services (BIOS) Research Program and Clinical Trials Unit, which manages multi-center, 20+ million dollar federally funded clinical trials and multiple site-specific pharmaceutical sponsored trials. The Research Assistant will be responsible to provide support for research projects managed by BIOS and will provide support to the Division faculty, administrator, and research personnel. The Research Assistant is responsible for communications, data collection, entry, analysis, and reporting and document management functions.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform administrative duties in support of BIOS division.
Maintain multi-center research ethics committee approvals, assist with annual reports, IRB applications, and FDA reporting.
Handle source documents, literature searches, write summaries, assist writing grants and standard operational procedures, and prepare journal manuscripts.
Provide analytical support to data analyst and research support as required to include PowerPoint presentations and general correspondence.
Participate in project related meetings and develop-implement needed quality control procedures and tasks.
Organize materials and maintain filing systems.
Provide telephone and correspondence management.
Perform data entry and data editing.
Assist with basic data management tasks such as running queries on existing databases, organizing and editing data, conducting reliability checks.
Comply with all regulatory and institutional requirements related to clinical research.
Collate, distribute, and ship documents.
Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, 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.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency with standard Microsoft Office software required.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, be able to work independently and an ability to work with a team of research managers.
Excellent time management skills.
Ability and willingness to learn.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to manage deadlines for assignments in different phases of completion.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of medical terminology highly desired.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35/Hour; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department Name: SOM Neurology BIOS Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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