The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking a Research Assistant to work under the direct supervision of an orthopedic Research Professor. This role will primarily assist in the day-to-day logistical and operational tasks for various research studies in the department. The Research Assistant will interact with the investigator and collaborators in a research environment.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Oversee all research projects and activities
Coordinate all study team members and set priority and tasks
Assist and create research manuscripts including references, figures, permission forms, and conflict of interest forms
Calculate statistics for studies. Create methods and results for studies
Data management for studies in the shoulder surgery database. Collaborate with other students and fellows involved in research
Conduct literature reviews
Draft research protocols
Manage the IRB process for all studies. Draft IRB protocols, draft and complete continuing review paperwork, termination report paperwork, and change in research paperwork within IRB protocols.
IRB training and compliance monitoring for study members
Create abstracts for medical conferences, maintains list of deadlines, complete submissions for meting
Work as liaison between research projects and the Office of Research Administration. Draft research protocols, sample budgets, conflict of interests, track invoices and payments for corporate studies
Assist with preparation for surgeon presentations, lectures, talks
Assist with presentation preparation
Assist with fundraising efforts. Maintain list of donors, fellows, students and visitors
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline and some related work 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.*
* 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.
** 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.
Background in statistics with capability of performing some statistical analysis. Has the capability to understand statistics used in various studies.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s).
Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5 PM Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Remote Department name: SOM Ortho Ross Labs Personnel area: School of Medicine
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: 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.
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