Summer Research Assistant | Maternal and Infant Home Visiting Project | Baltimore, MD

Posted: May 1, 2019

Project: Goal Plan Strategy for Home Visiting Innovations in Maryland

The Early Childhood Services Research Program at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is currently recruiting a Research Assistant for the summer to help with qualitative data analysis. The purpose of this project is to evaluate a Goal Plan Strategy training and coaching intervention for home visiting staff in Maryland. The primary aim is to improve the impact of home visiting on family health and functioning by improving how home visitors work with families to create and carry out goal plans. The research assistant will assist with qualitative coding of audio recorded interactions between home visitors and supervisors and/or interviews with home visiting staff. The ideal candidate will have an interest and/or experience in maternal and infant health and wellbeing, home visiting, and qualitative research and analysis. Qualitative research experience and/or coursework is strongly preferred.

Timeline: Approximately 20 hours per week beginning in May. Must be willing to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week for at least 10 weeks.

Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to Ciara Zagaja at czagaja1@jhu.edu.