Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Work under the general direction of a Principal Investigator (PI), provide overall coordination of PI's research projects (research to promote health in older adults), field coordination of data collection activities, and staff supervision. Participate in developing research designs, data collection methods, strategies for data management, and bio-specimen procurement. Assists with monitoring reports for funding agencies. Leads community-based recruitment of human subjects and manages data collection processes.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Identify, recruit, screen and consent participants in to research studies.
Oversee and conduct data collection per study protocol.
Assist with implementing research protocol including contacting the participants, collecting data (questionnaire, actigraph, activity monitor, blood, and computer based cognitive test), scheduling follow-up data study visit, and updating and monitoring intervention progress.
Conduct study visit at participants' homes
Coordinate with the exercise trainer to do plan and conduct the in-person exercise session
Assist in actigraph and cognitive function data analysis and report (training will be provided)
Assist with data entry and data management
Participate in developing interim reports for principal investigators, funding agencies, and institutional review board to ensure that the project is moving toward timely completion. Assist with IRB correspondence.
Monitor study progress and develop reports on study progress
Organize and attend regular research team meeting
Assist with hiring and training of research team. Develop training materials; coordinate training delivery; assure training and compliance of staff over life of project.
Schedule, supervise, and provide feedback to other data collectors and ensure protocol adherence by data collectors.
Assist in refining research designs, data collection methods and strategies for data management.
Report irregularities or adverse events to appropriate study personnel. Makes referrals to support resources per study protocol
Procurement and supply management and tracking
Assist with other research related activities as assigned by PI.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline with 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: 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. *
Two years of experience, preferably experience working in East and West Baltimore communities highly preferred.
Experience working with older adults. Training in phlebotomy.
Training in exercise physiology/exercise science
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research/Field Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting HOurly Pay Rate Range: $16.09 - $22.12/ commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 hours per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing Department name: 10003814-Community Public Health Nursing Personnel area: School of Nursing
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