Research Assistant
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

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Research Assistant
The Department of Neurology is seeking a Research Assistant to assist with the implementation and conduct of clinical research protocols in the Movement Disorder Division. Requires frequent collaboration with the principal investigator and Research coordinators and nurses. High degree of self-motivation and the ability to function independently in a fast-paced environment is necessary. Required to comprehend IRB-approved study protocols and ensure regulatory requirements are followed. Recruits and coordinates research subjects as appropriate. Develops and maintains recordkeeping systems and procedures.



Specific Duties & Responsibilities


  • Provides support to the study team.


  • Assists with data collection, database development, and data entry.
  • Maintains confidential records of research trials.
  • Participates in recruiting and consenting eligible patients for clinical trials.
  • Contacts potential subjects either by letter or phone prior to hospital admission when appropriate.
  • Assists with laboratory specimen processing (pipetting, aliquotting), storage (-80 freezer), and shipment in accordance with appropriate regulations.
  • Attends in-services and external trainings, workshops, clinics, conferences, and other relevant programs for growth.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • General computer skills/ability to be trained with software and data entry systems.
  • Previous exposure to clinical trials, biospecimen (blood, cerebrospinal fluid) processing and work within an academic setting are strongly preferred.




Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.




Classified Title: Research Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range: Min $16.75 - Max $29.30 HRLY ($47,840 budgeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Neuro Movement Disorders
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

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:
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 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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

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. 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 campus. 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.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.


To apply, visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Research-Assistant-MD-21287/1035816800/








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