JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of an assignedsupervisor, this position works directly with the Principal Investigator (PI)of the CANDLE study to conduct ongoing data collection, new study design, andcommunity engagement. This position formulates and executes new projects,facilitates collaboration, plans and completes scientific activity, andoperates independently to ensure the successful progress of the CANDLE study.
Manages the day-to-day macro-and micro-level details for a large and complex epidemiological research program.
Collects data and performs analyses and interpretation.
Develops, provides consultation, and executes new scientific research studies and grant proposals using CANDLE cohort.
Initiates the analyses and lead writing teams to answer self-identified scientific questions.
Identifies grant funding opportunities that align with CANDLE project goals.
Prepares written reports and manuscripts for publication.
Designs and oversees new data collection activities under CANDLE research umbrella.
Supervises and provides work direction to CANDLE clinic manager. Makes final decisions regarding clinic/data collection operations, as needed.
Reviews and approves selection of biorepository samples for grants and pilot work.
Develops new data management systems in collaboration with Database Engineer.
Implements program to disseminate CANDLE findings to the Memphis community-based on direction of a Community Advisory Board (CAB). Works closely with the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) office to establish CAB and provide relevant materials to the CAB.
Summarizes published CANDLE findings into lay materials and participates in forums, i.e., focus groups and meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 192926
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