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Johns Hopkins University Research Program Assistant in Baltimore, Maryland

The Department of International Health seeks a Research Program Assistant who will assist with all primary and related activities to support the Regulatory office at the Center. This individual is expected to provide administrative and regulatory support in addition to advisement to the Center faculty investigators, students, and staff under the supervision of the Compliance Monitoring Specialist.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the administrative and regulatory review of research protocols being conducted under various funding sources.

  • Assures timely development and upkeep of Center regulatory database.

  • Contributes to the development of seamless, on-line processes for faculty submissions to regulatory offices and agencies.

  • Monitors and documents credential renewal status of CIR personnel to avoid expiration of essential certifications/licensures.

  • Contributes to maintenance of CIR SOPs.

  • Interacts and communicates with faculty, administrators, students, vendors/contractors, consultants, sponsored funding agencies, staff.

  • Completes trainings for human subject protection, ICH/Good Clinical Practice and other trainings as required by the university and/or CIR.

  • Holds self-accountable for professional and responsible conduct.

  • Accountable for project implementation.

  • Assists with special projects and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High School Diploma/GED with some related experience.

  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Previous related experience in clinical trials research.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrates excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Detail oriented, well-organized, self-motivated, strong administrative skills, superior time management skills.

  • Able to work independently.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite applications.

Physical Requirements:

  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand or arms, for example, using keyboard.

  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.

  • Occasionally lifting, carrying objects weighting 10 lbs or less.

  • Occasionally pushing, pulling objects weighing 30 lbs or less.

  • Ability to move about.

  • Communication skills using the spoken and written word.

  • Ability to see within normal limits.

  • Ability to hear within normal limits.

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 the 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._

Classified Title: Research Program Assistant

Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB

Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $18.50/hr (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: Mon - Fri 8am - 4:30pm

Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Location: School of Public Health

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Personnel area: School of Public Health

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/ .

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.