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Job Title: Epidemiological Assistant III
Job Number: 170001FC
Organization: University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine
Posted: 8/21/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Education
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 2
Location: Baltimore,  MD    USA
Compensation: Commensurate
Position Description: The Department of Pediatrics is in need of an Epidemiological Assistant III for the Division of Growth and Nutrition. Under general supervision, this position performs complex data collection, analysis, and management from students, parents, and teachers of schools in the Baltimore metro region and conducts observational audits of the schools.

The selected candidate must have the ability to travel to schools in the Baltimore metro region.

This is a contractual position and offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.

Primary Duties

Assists in project planning such as developing data collection instruments and materials, techniques, and time lines; monitors project time lines and schedules using project management software applications.
Performs liaison work between project and participants and/or outside groups to obtain or submit pertinent study data or administrative information.
Assists in conducting literature reviews by searching library or on-line services as directed.
Develops and prepares statistical reports, construct tables, and graphs for presentation or publication using basic statistical techniques and software applications.
Performs study-related administrative support such as managing office and assisting in tracking project budget.
Screens and assists in hiring lower level project staff; assists in supervising office or project staff.
Monitors quality of data collected by field personnel; makes recommendations for improvement in data collection procedures.
Pretests and assists in refining data collection and input instruments, and documents survey instrument instructions; tailors existing protocols to specifications for individual studies; revises and prepares protocol manuals.
Prepares progress reports and presents information at meetings.
Performs all of the duties of the Epidemiological Assistant II.

Qualifications: Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED.

Five years of related experience.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

General knowledge of basic statistics as used in survey research. Skill in the use of applicable hardware such as mainframe, mini, personal or laptop computers and applicable software applications; in performing basic medical tests such as taking vital signs and drawing blood and ability to perform other related medical tests such as neuromuscular testing; in communicating effectively in writing; in compiling and summarizing information into concise and accurate reports; in managing workload; in using time effectively; in working in a non-office setting; in applying basic statistical concepts to data sets. Ability to establish and maintain contacts with study site personnel, faculty, staff, and outside parties; to lead and train others; to communicate effectively with widely diverse groups of people both in person and over the phone; to locate and retrieve files and records from confined spaces and locations which are not easily accessible.

Other: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Conditions of Employment: Some positions may require employees to possess a valid Maryland Noncommercial Class C or equivalent driver's license and to use their personal vehicle for transportation. Some positions may require overnight travel.

Based on the contractual status of this position, selected candidates are not eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).

Salary Range: $35,728 - $39,000

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 11/21/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Rebecca Greenwell,  Epidemiological Assistant III
Contact Location:

Baltimore   MD  21201
United States
Contact Location:
  Baltimore   MD  21201
  United States
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How to Apply: Apply through the direct link provided.

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Web Site Delete Date: 8/30/2017