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Communications Assistant

The Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit is seeking to hire a student to support with the communication of its multidisciplinary research projects and initiatives, and their corresponding products and outputs. The Communications Assistant will work directly with the Unit's Communications Associate and will be responsible for drafting briefs, one-pagers, and other cross-medium content for key stakeholders to communicate JH-IIRU's research around the world.

Responsibilities may include:

Preferred qualifications:

Any Johns Hopkins student interested in the position should submit their resume and cover letter to Eric Schulman (eschulm2@jhu.edu).


Information and Communications Technology Coordinator
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems (ReLAB-HS)

The Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Coordinator candidates for its USAID-funded Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems project. This project will center on supporting the development of health systems that are responsive to addressing the growing needs for rehabilitation within the population.

To learn more about the opportunity and to apply, please click here.


Program Officer
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems (ReLAB-HS)

The Program Officer (PO) will manage day-to-day operations of ReLAB-HS program both at central level as well as in the priority program countries. Working closely with the ReLAB-HS Director Operations and Country Coordinators, PO will provide assistance with programmatic oversight for the development and implementation of global and/or country-level program on rehabilitation and assistive technology and their integration in health systems. PO will assist with ensuring strong collaboration among program partners and country teams by developing and instituting program management processes which will allow for tracking progress as well. The position will be responsible for writing program reports and plans for the donor, and will also regularly contribute to other non-scientific writing. PO will also work with JH-IIRU leadership and team members for writing grant proposals and contribute to other business development activities for the unit.

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Research Assistant
Adolescent Violence and Injury Detection System (AVID)

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 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.


Research Assistant - Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS)

To provide data management support to the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety 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.