Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Research Assistant needed to support the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) in Rockville, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services NCDMPH.
The Research Assistant will be responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with others by providing research and technical support to senior technical and professional staff. The ideal candidate will have a social science background/experience (preferably public health, psychology, etc).
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of standard research skills such as data collection and management, and IRB processes; ability to follow detailed instructions; good communication and analytical skills; problem-solving ability.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in public health, psychology or related social science major; Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: 2 to 5 years’ experience
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting
Work Environment: Office and simulation center environments
Background:Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card; eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.