Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Working under the direction of Dr. Seth S. Martin, MD, MHS, FACC, the research assistant will work part time on a study evaluating the effectiveness of automated, real-time, interactive "smart" text messages delivered to smartphones to promote physical activity and reduce smoking urges. This study will test the hypothesis that promotion of physical activity through "smart" text messages will decrease smoking urges and increase success in smoking cessation. We aim to enroll a total of 100 active smokers (>3 cigarettes/day averaged over a month) from the East Baltimore community. The research is funded by the Aetna Foundation.
Act as central communication for Research Team
Manage weekly Team Meetings and Data Meetings: scheduling, take lead on agenda preparation, run meetings, keep minutes, track assignments between meetings
Assist with recruitment of study participants and implementation of the protocol
Assist with tracking progress of study
Assist with data acquisition and analysis
Assist with preparation of abstract, manuscript, and national conference presentations
Excellent organizational skills to prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills for communicating with study participants
Must understand and pass all Johns Hopkins online Human Research Certification courses
Bachelor's degree in related discipline and some experience required. Additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26-$22.35 Employee group: Part-time Schedule: Working Monday-Friday; 20 hours per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002805-SOM DOM Cardiology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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