Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department: School of Communication
Summary of Duties:
The School of Communication, within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks a Research Associate 1-Social to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
Participate in design, execution and control of social science projects and research studies; coordinate conduct of experimental tests and procedures; ensure studies comply with Institutional Review Board (IRB) regulations, including but not limited to obtaining IRB approval for studies, ensuring research assistants have completed Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) and Conflict of Interest (COI) documents, amending protocols, filing continuing reviews, making sure studies are ready for IRB audits, and completing IRB training and education. Use Open Science Framework (OSF) for all studies, including pre-registering studies and posting data to webpages (e.g., Dataverse, figshare). Train research assistants when involved in a study, track participant enrollment (including individuals who provide consent regardless of whether they complete the study), track participant payments, monitor posting of studies on SONA (including assigning participants research credit), and oversee and participate in data collection. Participate in weekly meetings with research team and take minutes and sign-in log of those who attend. Manage, document, and archive data sets. Organize data for proposal preparation for new funding. Maintain skills and obtain training as needed in IRB compliance, open-science framework, research and data integrity, etc. Serve as resource to assist School of Communication faculty, graduate students, and staff on IRB procedures and compliance, data management and archiving, documentation, and other procedures to assure research and data integrity, and in procedures associated with participating in an open-science framework such as Dataverse. Provide consulting and trainings as needed. This is a term position through August 31, 2020. Renewal may be considered after a review.
Additional Information for Applicants::
This position has been reposted.
A Master’s degree in an appropriate social science, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
PhD and experience in the conduct of social science research; experience working with IRB.
Target Salary: $19.23 - $21.16 Hourly
Job Category: Research
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.