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Research adjunct

Johns Hopkins University

June 21, 2018
Job location:
Baltimore, Maryland

Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative


Classified Title: Research adjunct
function/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD
Starting income Range: $15.77-$21.69
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday / 8:30am - 5:00pm
Employee subgroup: Salaried Non-exmt
Job location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10003143-SOM Psy Medical Psychology
Personnel area: School of Medicine
General summary/purpose:
This individual will interact with investigators, collaborators, and patients in clinical research studies covering cognitive and psychosocial functioning in adults with medical conditions and healthy controls. S/he will recruit participants, administer brain stimulation and neuropsychological test batteries, collect and record data, establish and maintain a database, and perform statistical analyses.
Specific tasks/Job responsibilities:
Coordinate studies; develop study flyers and other recruitment materials; interact with clinicians and other gatekeepers to access patient populations; recruit and schedule research participants; administer and score neuropsychological tests; deliver brain stimulation via transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS); collect and record data; establish and maintain paper files and computerized databases; conduct library/literature searches; participate in weekly research group meetings; monitor and maintain supply of research materials and order as needed; meet regularly with Principal Investigator to review data accuracy and overall study progress; assists in preparation and management of JHM-IRB communications; analyze cognitive data using IBM SPSS 23.0 statistical analysis software. May schedule and conduct research MRI scans
Minimum Appropriate qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, or a closely related discipline with some related practice required; 1 year of practice in human subjects research preferred. Additional education may substitute for required practice and additional related practice 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 practice. Additional related practice 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/practice required for the respective job.
Special expertise, expertise, and abilities:
Strong interpersonal and communication expertise in order to carry out protocols with human volunteers, many of whom will be ill and some of whom will have cognitive disorders. capability to work independently and manage multiple tasks. Hard-working, self-motivated, highly-organized, detail-oriented, and precise. Must have excellent time management expertise and work well in a team setting. Must have excellent personal computer expertise and expertise of MS Office applications. Must have expertise of basic statistical analysis and SPSS software as well as basic expertise using MATLAB 9.0. capability to travel between the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus, Green Spring Station, and Sibley Memorial Hospital campus as needed.
The prosperous candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide continuing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to lgain but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses all over the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are located at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.

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