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  • Research Assistant - Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

    We are excited to announce an opening for a Research Assistant to work in Dr. Ryan Roemmich's laboratory at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

    The Research Assistant will assist with research studies of children and adults with and without neurologic damage or disease in the Motion Analysis Laboratory. The incumbent will manage records and correspondence associated with research participants; test research participants using computerized motion analysis, video-based computer vision technologies, and wearable devices; and assist with data analyses including writing or updating software. This position will also have the opportunity to present findings at research meetings.

    Responsibilities

    1. Assist with task development and programming of studies of the motor disorders associated with neurological damage.
    2. Test study subjects using computerized motion analysis, video-based computer vision technologies, and wearable devices.
    3. Perform data analysis and present findings at research meetings.
    4. Assist with the development of analysis software for capturing data gathered from studies of motor disorders.
    5. Assist with coordination and recruitment of subjects (e.g., hanging flyers, making slides for presentations, answering questions via phone and email from interested participants, etc.).
    6. Perform various types of data analysis including gait analysis and measurements of upper extremity movements.
    7. Assist with equipment maintenance.
    8. Obtain informed consent from research participants or their guardians.
    9. Verify the accuracy and validity of data entered in databases, correcting any errors as needed.
    10. Edit and submit protocols and other required research documentation.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:
    Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or a related health care field preferred but not required.


    EXPERIENCE:
    Previous biomedical research experience preferred but not required.


    Please contact Ryan at rroemmi1@jhmi.edu for details on applying for this position. Please be sure to include your CV or resume with your email.

    Ryan Roemmich, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Center for Movement Studies/Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    rroemmi1@jhmi.edu
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