The Research Associate will provide support for federally funded projects focusing on HIV prevention and management. This is a grant-funded position and employment is contingent upon continued funding.
Providing daily support for research project including recruiting subjects, enrolling study participants and scheduling other research-related meetings;
Assisting in the staffing of research study visits, including overseeing logistics, communicating with participants and preparing materials for both staff and participant use;
Conducting observations and collecting survey data on enrolled study participants;
Experience working with confidential data and maintaining confidentiality, privacy and integrity in professional interactions;
Handling data entry and database management;
Assisting with research and manuscript preparation for publication and dissemination of results, including conducting literature searchers, article summaries and basic coding and analysis;
Contributing to the development of study-related documents and/or materials;
Performing other related duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree and at least three (2) years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Excellent communication, organizational and database management skills;
Excellent quantitative and qualitative data analytic skills;
Computer fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and statistical software (SPSS/SAS/Stata/R);
Ability to organize and perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision; and
Experience with vulnerable populations and certified training in HIPPA Compliance and Human Subjects protection is required.
Available nights and weekends.
Interest in the development of health information technology, public health, LGBT health, HIV prevention or management and/or health informatics.
Experience working on research involving the LGBT community, people living with HIV, or other vulnerable and diverse populations.
Experience conducting observational or survey data collection.
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