Research Assistant (Temp)

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Updated: July 25, 2019
Job ID: 214833
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Location: Annapolis, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a temporary, part-time to support the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research (CRSR) located at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CRSR.

The Research Assistant will assist the Principal Investigator and Research Coordinator with the baselining of midshipmen per the NCAA DoD Grand Alliance: Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) study during plebe summer. The USNA is a designated performance site within the NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance: Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium. The CARE Consortium’s goal is to better understand the natural history and return to play criteria of NCAA athletes. As a member of the USNA surge team, you will assist in the collection of baseline data in support of the CARE initiative, as well as the overall support of the warfighter. During this period, you will provide critical support for USNA midshipmen, clinical care providers, and groundbreaking research in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI).


  1. The Research Assistant will assist with data collection in adherence to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Good Clinical Practices (GCP) baseline assessment measures.
  2. Performs basic study related procedures in accordance to the local IRB.
  3. Assist Principal Investigator and Research Coordinator with the administrative logistics including consenting, data collection, participant oversight, and scheduling.
  4. Assist with the administration of concussion baseline assessments.
  5. Maintain subject files and documents all correspondence pertinent to the research study.
  6. Communicate in a professional manner with study team and attend all regular team meetings.
  7. Promote safety and confidentiality of research participants at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be organized and attentive to detail. May be required to work variable schedules as needed.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Experience:  0 to 2 years’ experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the administration of concussion assessments including, but not limited to: SCAT3, SAC, BESS, and BSI-18.
  • Certified athletic trainer or athletic training student.

Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check. 

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 Chief Human Resources Officer.