Student Research Assistant: Road traffic injuries in Karnataka, India

Research Assistant (RA) is needed to assist in a project that will assess the health impacts of highway development in Karnataka, India. The RA will work closely with Dr Kavi Bhalla and Dr Krishna Rao to identify suitable data sources (hospitals, police, ambulance, etc), collect data, conduct analysis, and write project reports.

- Duration of project: 8 months (September 2014 - April 2015)

- The student must be fluent in Hindi or Kannada 

- The student must be able to be based in Karnataka for a 2 month period 

- The following are helpful but not essential: experience or coursework in burden of disease methods, road traffic injury research, measurement and evaluation

- Pay: $20/hour; 19 hours/week; 8 months.

Please send CV to kbhalla@jhsph.edu

For more information, please contact

Kavi Bhalla, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Leon Robertson Faculty Development Chair
Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit 
Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street, E8138
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Phone: 954.849.8692

Email: kbhalla@jhsph.edu

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Student Research Assistant: Helmet testing and evaluation

 

Research Assistant (RA) is needed to assist in a project that aims to test the impact protection offered by helmets sold in Low- and Middle- Income countries. The RA will be expected to help in conducting experiments (helmet drop tests), and analyzing results.

- Duration of project: 1.5 year (August 2014 - December 2015)

- The researcher should feel comfortable performing basic statistical analysis as well as working with their hands in a laboratory setting. The student will be expected to run helmet drop tests under the supervision and guidance of other researchers.

- The following are helpful but not essential: experience or coursework in burden of disease methods, traumatic brain injuries research, measurement and evaluation

- Pay: $20/hour; 10 hours/week

Please send CV to kbhalla@jhsph.edu

For more information, please contact


Kavi Bhalla, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Leon Robertson Faculty Development Chair
Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit 
Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street, E8138
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Phone: 954.849.8692

Email: kbhalla@jhsph.edu