The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is seeking a Research Program Coordinator to coordinate multiple research studies related to eating behavior in infants, children, adolescents, and adults, including studies of eating disorders, bariatric surgery, and pharmacological obesity interventions. The Research Program Coordinator is responsible for participant recruitment, protocol implementation, data entry/management, and supporting the Principal Investigator in research-related activities (e.g., literature reviews, preliminary data analyses, manuscript preparation, lab management, budget management, and regulatory activities).
Complete telephone screening procedures, and independently administer and score screening tools.
Respond to phone and email inquiries in a timely fashion.
Keep records of advertising if indicated.
Maintain a database of current, potential, and declined subjects.
Coordinate implementation of multiple research studies including randomized drug trials in adults, and longitudinal study in children, each including blood draws meal tests, and MRI scans.
Compile and maintain IRB protocols and assist with other regulatory documentation.
Oversee and conduct data collection including administering questionnaires, computer tasks, meal tests, and MRI scans to adults and children.
Coordinate schedule and reminder calls for study visits, and preparation of study materials.
Manage progress reports and other communication with study sponsors including NIH and pharmaceutical company team.
Manage multiple study budgets.
Data Management & Analysis
After data is obtained, review all forms for completeness and accuracy, and obtain clarification or corrections if necessary.
Maintain study records in an organized manner.
Train and supervise students or interns on data management.
Develop and maintain research databases.
Data cleaning and organization.
Assist with analyzing results and compiling findings.
Double data entry and data checking, including supervision of students and interns completing data entry.
Publication/Presentation/Grant Preparation Support
Support PI in preparing PowerPoint presentations, publications, progress reports, and grant applications emanating from this research.
Provide orientation to research projects to students and interns.
Ensure assignments given to students and interns are completed in a timely fashion.
Direct and supervise students and interns in research-related activities.
Attend research meetings.
Generate to-do lists from meetings and timeline for completion of tasks.
Attend training sessions as available or required.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Related experience in data collection, data management, and/or data analysis.
Knowledge/proficiency with statistical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, STATA, MPLUS), and database management (e.g., developing databases in REDCap, Microsoft Access, or SPSS) is desirable.
Ability to stand, walk, or sit for an extended period of time.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity is required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g., Psychology, Neuroscience, Public Health).
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.
Master's Degree in a related discipline.
Research experience in a related discipline such as Psychology or Public Health, especially behavioral obesity research in adults or children.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00-$29.30 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: m-f 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Psy Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Personnel area: School of Medicine
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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