Johns Hopkins University Sr. Research Program Coordinator in Baltimore, Maryland

Classified title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/3/MB

Starting Salary Range: $37,781 – $51,950

Employee group: Full-time

Schedule (hours/days): Monday – Friday 8:30-5:00pm 37.5 hrs.

Employee subgroup: Exempt

Department name: Pathology

Personnel area (School): SOM

Duties and Responsibilities:

Management and coordination of large multi-site research trial. Assist in study design and contribute to SOP. Develop standard operating procedures and data collection forms from protocol(s). Oversee day-to-day activities of support staff on study. Train new staff at single and/or multi-clinic sites.

Coordinate and manage sample repository, including receiving and processing samples from >15 sites nationally. Coordinate with Pathology on histopathology slides (including shipping and image storage). Perform regular audits of lab and sample databases. Manage research project priorities for supplemental studies and coordinate with clinical and administrative teams. Data analysis of lab data using standard statistical techniques and Communicate /or package programs to run standard statistics.


Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, chemistry, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Three years related research laboratory experience required with five years preferred. Experience overseeing large sample repository and working with multi-site clinical trial. Experience with RedCap, Freezerworks and other database software a plus. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.

The employee may remain in a stationary position. Occasionally required to traverse throughout the laboratory or to retrieve equipment, supplies, or specimens from other locations on campus. The employee is required to operate computer keyboard, laboratory instruments, and small laboratory tools such as pipettes, cutting instruments, glass tubes, dishes, and/or slides. Constantly repositions self to perform duties at laboratory work stations, gathering specimens, and loading equipment.

Prolonged vision requirements including viewing computer screen, paper reports/documents, charts and results. Visual acuity is required to distinguish fine gradation of color or structure and closely examine specimens (including via a microscope).

Laboratory environment - Exposure to toxins and infectious agents exist, but potential for personal injury or harm is minimized if established safety and health precautions are followed. Working in laboratory where there may be discomforts due to odors, noise, temperature fluctuations, and working around lab equipment.

May transport equipment and supplies usually less than 40 pounds from one area to another (in the laboratory or on campus. May be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with proper training, or precautions/lifting aides (example: supply boxes or Formalin cubes). In some areas work space is confined.

Staff may be required to complete annual competency review, and must insure compliance with Johns Hopkins Policy, Laboratory Policy & Procedure, Health, Safety & Environment regulations, and all applicable privacy & confidentiality laws/practices.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.