The Research Assistant will assist the Poverty and Inequality Research Lab (PIRL) at Johns Hopkins University with qualitative data collection for a Seattle based study. Research Assistants will be conducting in-depth interviews with families in the Seattle/King County region.
Multiple Positions Available
Note: This position is not benefits eligible.
Other tasks may include:
Recruiting interview respondents through phone or e-mail;
Following proper Institutional Review Board procedure for obtaining consent from participants in the research study;
Writing field notes summarizing the main points of each interview. Work hours need to be highly flexible.
Because we conduct interviews at whatever time is most convenient for the respondents, evening and weekend work will occasionally be required.
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.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $22 per hour Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001377-Sociology Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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