The Department of Family Medicine conducts community-engaged, social science/population health research. The Research Associate is an integral member of a Research Team and works alongside the Principal Investigator on multiple sponsored projects, both federal and non-federal. This role requires specialized knowledge related to research protocols, regulatory compliance, and fundamentals of project management. With limited supervision, this team member serves as the primary liaison for communication and logistics for the implementation of research activities in addition to being responsible for multiple components of the research activities.
The Research Associate will work both independently and as part of a team, with an attitude of flexibility, taking initiative, and following through on a wide range of tasks. The Research Associate has primary responsibility for managing study activities for multiple federally-funded health services research grants awarded to OHSU's Department of Family Medicine.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm