Johns Hopkins University Research Assistant in Baltimore, Maryland

Research Assistant

Range: CD

Level: 3

Salary: $16.83 - $23.14/Hourly

Status: Part Time

School: School of Nursing

Location: Oregon

Location City: Portland

Location State: OR

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Research / Lab

General Description

The Research Assistant will work in Portland, OR on multiple projects for Dr. Nancy Glass’s intimate partner violence (IPV) research studies. Dr. Glass’s multi-disciplinary teams develop and evaluate clinical and community-based interventions with diverse populations of domestic and sexual violence survivors across multiple settings domestically and globally. Current studies include the evaluation of a health clinic based intervention in 4 states, development of a campus dating violence intervention for sexual minorities in Oregon and Maryland, and dissemination nationally of a campus dating violence intervention.

The Research Assistant will collaborate with study team members related to recruitment, data collection, participant retention, and quality assurance measures for the studies while ensuring adherence to strict human subjects research and IRB protocols at all times and independently applying professional judgment. This position will telecommute from Portland and will often work independently to ensure successful implementation of all study related activities, with supervision from the Research Program Manager locally and attending most team meetings via phone or web conference.

The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:

The position provides support to the PI and research team members and duties may include: recruitment of study participants, administering surveys and conducting qualitative interviews or focus groups, maintaining regular communication with study participants for follow-up in longitudinal studies, following protocols to meet strict safety procedures, standards and timelines, as well as data entry and processing, maintaining participant databases, clerical duties, and other tasks related to the research. The research assistant may also be involved in assisting the research team in writing for reports to funders or for publications, presentations, and other dissemination of study findings.


Bachelor's degree in related discipline.

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.

/_JHU Equivalency Formula_: 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./

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with intimate partner violence survivors.

Experience working on sensitive topic research projects.

Experience working on longitudinal research.

Ability to work independently and carry out duties with minimal supervision.