Coordinates and manages human subject research projects and grant programs in the Department of Family Medicine at Wright State University. Ensures adherence to research protocol and contract/grant requirements including: timely completion of goals and required reports, development and implementation of data collection plans and surveys, and subject recruitment and compensation. Maintains professional relationships with members of the research team, outside collaborators, and staff to plan, conduct, and evaluate project protocols and monitor project status. Tracks and coordinates responsiveness to sponsor deadlines, submission deadlines for conference abstracts and journal articles, and assists with the development of conference material including posters, PowerPoint presentations, and journal articles. Conducts literature searches for faculty/staff as requested. Assists with the development of training and educational material for assigned research protocols. Supports administrative duties related to learners including medical students, Family Medicine residents, and fellows. Tracks the involvement of Department faculty and staff in Scholarship in Medicine module activities, including mentor/mentee pairings and responsiveness to module deadlines. Assists residency faculty and staff with tracking the scholarly projects of residents and their adherence to project timetables. Maintains Departmental communications to keep faculty/staff aware of research/scholarly activities. Performs other duties as necessary to ensure an operating environment which is productive and contributes to the Department of Family Medicine mission and goals.
Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience in a health or public health field, social or behavioral sciences, or related field OR Associate degree and four years of relevant experience in a health or public health field, social or behavioral sciences, or related field. Paid or unpaid internships, and/or research assistant positions, will be counted toward the requirement of two years of relevant experience.
Familiarity with human subjects’ research including IRB and HIPAA processes and regulations.
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Must be self-directed with the ability to work independently yet collaborate effectively with colleagues.
Continually demonstrate competency and high ethical standards.
Highly proficient in MS Office.
Some state and regional travel may be required.
Database management and survey experience with REDCap.
Experience with state and federally-funded research and reporting requirements.
Completion of CITI investigator training.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
70% – Manage grant and contract-funded projects, including planning and implementation of key activities needed to meet grant obligations. Prepare and submit high quality grant/contract deliverables on time. Maintain strong communication with research team, collaborators, and participants to ensure all projects are completed in a timely manner and executed at the highest level of satisfaction.
20% – Organize and coordinate administrative functions of the Division of Research of the Department of Family Medicine, including travel documentation and reimbursement, equipment and supply purchasing, scheduling and coordination of meetings, poster preparation, and all other activities necessary to ensure an operating environment which is productive and contributes to the Department of Family Medicine mission and goals.
10% – Support activities related to medical student collaboration with Department faculty and staff as part of the Scholarship in Medicine module, and scholarly projects of Family Medicine residents.
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Office environment, with frequent interruptions and constant changes in scheduling.
Some state and regional travel may be required.
Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply. Length of contract is one year, renewable, contingent upon funding.
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