Research Assistant

Johns Hopkins University

East Baltimore, MD

ID: 7074191
Posted: January 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Mental Health, Research is seeking a Research Assistant to assist with a project funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). This project will develop and evaluate a trauma-informed, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake intervention for healthcare providers and Black women residing in Mississippi

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Recruiting, screening and enrolling study participants
Conducting semi-structured qualitative interviews and analyzing qualitative data.
Research assistant will also have the opportunity to lead and/or assist with the develpment of manuscripts, and reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

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 by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications:

Work or research experience with underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities.
Work or experience with women who faced domestic violence.
Experience with survey development software.
Experience obtaining informed consent from human subjects.
Experience with Microsoft Excel and/or Access
Previous experience in health-related settings
Willingness to travel to community healthcare clinics in MS (when COVID restrictions are lifted).

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Self-motivated with good organizational skills, and strong attention to detail and accuracy

Strong written and oral communication skills

Works in a collaborative, team-based setting

Demonstrates professionalism, cultural competence, and strong interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements:

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.


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