Johns Hopkins University Research Program Assistant II in Baltimore, Maryland
The Department of Neurology is seeking a Research Program Assistant II to study brain health in within the context of neuroimmunology. Successful applicants will be personable and dedicated individuals with the ability and desire to help patients with diverse needs. Strong applicants must be well-organized and be able to work independently, as well as collaborate with the principal investigators and research team. In addition, applicants should be thorough and detail-oriented when performing all aspects of the research including when conducting cognitive testing, scoring, and record keeping.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct participant telephone and in-person screening, schedule, and coordinate participant research visits
Administer and score neuropsychological testing
Administer cognitive testing within the MRI environment
Manage the collection of and assure the accuracy of data for all participant visits
Assist the principal investigators in monitoring study progress and defining and planning study goals
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
High School Diploma/GED.
2 year related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, 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. 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. *
Preferred Qualifications :
- Preference will be given to someone with a Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Psychology, or related field
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Experience in neuropsychological test administration, MRI scanning, and adhering to IRB protocols.
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II
Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.00/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Neuro Neuroimmunology
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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