Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10 - $22.12 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: m-f 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 33-MD:Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: 10003304-SOM Psy Bay Learning and Health Center Personnel area: School of Medicine
Working directly with faculty at the Center for Learning and Health (CLH), adjunct faculty members, and senior staff to administer incentive interventions for ongoing clinical trials; coordinate, collect, manage, and conduct data related activities for multiple clinical research trials; assist as needed in conducting the unit’s clinical trials.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:
Administer incentive for ongoing clinical trials. Current trials include:
incentives for viral suppression in people living with HIV
incentives for abstinence from alcohol as monitored by SCRAM transdermal measurement of alcohol use
Coordinate, collect, manage, and conduct data related activities
Develop data collection worksheets, forms and questionnaires.
Oversee, administer and manage research data.
Assist in the preparation of data for analysis and publication, including abstracting inputting, organizing and editing data.
General requirements include:
Work with low-income adults who have a history of drug addiction and/or HIV infection.
Ensure that studies are conducted according to all applicable regulations and guidelines and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) specified in the protocol manuals, identify areas for improvement, and direct implementation of changes.
Conduct participant assessments.
Assist faculty with publications and other document or presentation preparations.
Fill-in for other research staff as needed: collect and process laboratory samples; conduct participant visits, perform study procedures; collect and record data.
Report adverse events to the PI.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field with some related work experience.
Skilled in the use of MS Office including Word and Excel.
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.
Experience in controlled trials
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