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Research Assistant
Adolescent Violence and Injury Detection System

The Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit is currently seeking a research assistant to help with the development of a statistical prediction model for the Adolescent Violence and Injury Detection System (AVID) project. The position is for masters and PhD students at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Preferred qualifications include experience with data management and statistical modeling.

Core competencies:

The student will have expertise in quantitative data analysis including use of software; specifically, R statistical packages. Must have excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and cross-cultural competency; organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and complete work in time; library and online research skills; computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, data entry programs and related research tools. Familiarity with mobile platforms for data collection (e.g. KoBo Toolbox) is a plus.

If interested, please submit a copy of your CV to schampagne@jhu.edu.


Senior Research Associate/Assistant Scientist
Operations Manager - Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems (ReLAB-HS)

The Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU), within the Health Systems Program in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, is seeking candidates for a Senior Research Associate or Assistant Scientist position to serve as Operations Manager for a new USAID-funded project, Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems (ReLAB-HS).

This is a full-time position supporting an anticipated five-year project.

The position will report to the Program Director, and as part of Program Management, will work closely with the Program Steering Committee and Country Coordinators in planning project activities, including providing technical input on program components, and will assist with liaising with USAID to ensure the efficient and successful implementation of the project’s activities, timely reporting, and compliance.

Responsibilities include:

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Research Associate/Assistant Scientist
Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) - 
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems (ReLAB-HS)

The Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, within the Health Systems Program in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking candidates for a full-time Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Research Associate/Assistant Scientist in the new five-year USAID-funded project, Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems (ReLAB-HS).

Key roles and responsibilities include:

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Research Assistant - Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety  

To provide data management support to the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) project in multiple cities across Latin America, Africa, and Asia. The position is for Masters and PhD (preferred)students who are interested in road safety at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health or other JHU schools.

Responsibilities may include:

The student will have extensive expertise in quantitative analysis including use of software; specifically, STATA statistical packages. Must have excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and cross-cultural competency; organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and complete work in time; library and online research skills; computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, data entry programs and related research tools. Familiarity with mobile platforms for data collection (e.g. KoBo Toolbox) and data visualization tool (e.g. Tableau) is a plus.

If interested, please send CV to Sarah Champagne (schampagne@jhu.edu) with subject BIGRS RA position.


Student Assistant – Translation and Dissemination of Road Safety Policy

Beyond guiding public health policy to minimize and further extend the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic, local leaders and decision-makers around the world faced both a challenge and opportunity when assessing the pandemic, particularly how it affects road safety. Over the past seven months, key interventions have been implemented and repurposed to respond to how people travel. Changes to road structure and speed limits, and refocused efforts to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety, have been made to better protect all road users.

The Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit is seeking to hire a student to support with the translation and dissemination of road safety policy and interventions as a result of COVID-19 and other catalysts for change.

Responsibilities may include:

The student must have familiarity with digital media monitoring tools (e.g. Feeder, Cision, Critical Mention, Hootsuite, etc…) Must have excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, and cross-cultural competency; organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and complete work in time; library and online research skills; computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, data entry programs, and related research tools.  

If interested, please send CV to Eric Schulman (eschulm2@jhu.edu) with subject “Road Safety Policy Dissemination.”

Proposed salary ranges $20-22 per hour, commensurate with experience. Expected 3-5 hours per week for 3-4 months, with possibility of extension.


Research Assistant - Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety

To provide support to the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) project in multiple cities across Latin America, Africa, and Asia. The position is for masters and PhD students at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Responsibilities may include:

The student will have expertise in both quantitative and qualitative data analysis including use of software; with preference for STATA statistical packages. Must have excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and cross-cultural competency; organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and complete work in time; library and online research skills; computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, data entry programs and related research tools. Familiarity with mobile platforms for data collection (e.g. KoBo Toolbox) is a plus.

If interested, please send CV to Sarah Champagne (schampagne@jhu.edu) with subject BIGRS RA position, or apply via Handshake here.


Teaching Assistant - Global Road Safety Leadership Course

The teaching assistant will assist with content development, course evaluation and other administrative tasks related to GRSLC and GRSLC Master Class. GRSLC is a two-week leadership program that will be attended by 65 road safety leaders from around the world in May – June 2020. GRSLC Master Class in a part online and part in-person leadership program for high-level decision makers. The TA is expected to work 5 to 10 hours per week. The TA must have excellent writing skills. Familiarity with CoursePlus and Qualtrics preferred. The position is for masters and PhD students at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.Masters/doctoral students are welcome.

If interested, please send CV to Sarah Champagne (schampagne@jhu.edu) with subject GRSLC TA position, or apply via Handshake here.