The Randolph Research Group studies severe infections and acute respiratory failure in infants and children. Their ultimate goals are to identify why these children are more susceptible to life-threatening illness and to identify potential treatments to aid in their recovery. This research position will be working on a study to evaluate the effectiveness of influenza vaccination in preventing critical illness in children. More information about our work can be found at www.picflu.org .
This Clinical Research Specialist I will be responsible for:
Coordinating daily operations of research studies in collaboration with Principal Investigator. Developing and maintaining systems for data collection, tracking, management, and entry
Designing study measures including interviews and surveys
Transcribing interviews and entering and/or supervising entry of qualitative and quantitative data from surveys and other data collection instruments
Developing research protocols in collaboration with the other members of the evaluation team. Assisting in preparation of IRB application(s)
Developing databases, tracking study data and forms, and implementing systems for quantitative and qualitative data analysis. Managing and filing qualitative/quantitative data
Conducting/coordinating qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis for research and evaluation projects. Developing codebooks and analyzing data using a variety of statistical packages. Coding and analyzing qualitative data. Preparing datasets for both internal and external use
Conducting literature reviews and collaborating in the development of products for dissemination, including evaluation and research reports for funders and participants, articles for journal publication, briefs, monographs, curricula, web-based materials, and posters and presentations for scientific conferences
Assisting Project Directors and Principal Investigators in preparing new applications for research funding
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree in a closely related field, and a minimum three years of relevant work experience or Masters of Science and one year of relevant work experience
Project coordination, data management, and data analysis experience preferred
Analytical, communication, and writing skills. Strong quantitative analysis skills with experience in SPSS, Stata, and/or R
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, the ability to think outside the box
Interest in in-depth, detailed narrative research on child trauma and maltreatment
Strong qualitative coding skills
Some experience working with tribal communities
Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.