The Department of Health, Behavior & Society is seeking a Research Assistant who will be working with projects on health and substance use.NIH funded project Bsafe and Oasis are based in Baltimore and involve qualitative and quantitative interviews among people who use drugs as well as the development of behavioral interventions to address Covid-19 prevention and care, overdose prevention, and HIV and HCV care.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct qualitative and quantitative interviews
Provide data analyses for qualitative and quantitative data
Conduct literature reviews of COVID-19 and substance abuse
Secondary data analysis in substance use
Attend project team meetings
Participate in manuscript and report writing
Other duties related to the project
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor Degree in a 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 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.
** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Master's Degree in Public Health
Exceptional attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Ability to work well in a team and independently
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Recent (last 2 – 3 years) experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis
Experience in scientific writing
Experience in conducting and reporting on literature reviews
Supervision of 3-6 students
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: varies Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: HBS-Research Projects Personnel area: School of Public Health
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