Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Department of Mental Health Research is seeking a Qualitative Research Assistant for projects funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The Sister PrEP project is a NIMH-funded study identifying the social, structural, behavioral and clinical factors shaping HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake among Black women residing in Mississippi. PROWESS is a NIDA-funded study assessing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health and service utilization among Black women who experienced recent intimate partner violence (IPV) residing in Connecticut.
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 development of manuscripts, and reports.
Experience conducting in-person qualitative interviews and analyzing qualitative data.
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 permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Familiarity with qualitative data management software is preferred. Experience conducting interviews with underrepresented racial/ethnic groups is preferred, as is experience conducting interviews that elicit sensitive information.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be able to work independently and as part of team.
Excellent writing skills; exhibit attention to detail.
Ability to adapt and be flexible to change in a fast-paced research environment.
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.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Qualitative Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Casual / On Call Schedule: 10 hrs per wk; working remotely until further notice Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Mental Health Research Projects Personnel Area: School of Public Health
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