Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist IV for the Population Science Department at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ).
The Research Teaching Specialist IV will be responsible for coordinating day-to-day project activities for a mixed-methods breast cancer survivorship study. The Research Teaching Specialist IV will play an integral role with pilot study preparation and implementation. The Research Teaching Specialist IV will work closely with the Principal Investigator, study participants, and clinical and research staff. This is a grant funded position.
Study and Patient Population Information The Principal Investigator's work is focused on promoting physical activity and exercise in women diagnosed with cancer who have completed treatment. The studies investigate the use of technology-supported interventions delivered both in-person and remotely.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs necessary activities to prepare for research study and grant submission preparation.
Assisting with development of data collection tools, participant recruitment and education materials, and regulatory documents for IRB submission.
Preparation for and participating in phone, electronic, and in-person communications and meetings with research staff, project-relevant site contacts, and clinical staff to support the development and improvement of interventions.
Qualitative coding and quantitative programming to support data entry and cleaning.
Supporting the preparation and dissemination of research findings through scientific posters, presentations, manuscripts, and community events.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A Master's degree or equivalent in public health, epidemiology, behavioral science, exercise or health science, health education and health promotion, medicine, social psychology, or related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must demonstrate efficient organizational, communication (oral and written), and problem-solving skills required. Strong personal initiative, attention to detail, flexibility, and ability to work independently.
Must demonstrate effective oral and communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Possible night and weekend hours possible.
Knowledge and experience conducting health behavior interventions, particularly mobile/electronic/digital health interventions.
Knowledge and experience objectively monitoring physical activity and other health behaviors.
Demonstrated experience in quantitative research methods, EndNote, and statistical software packages.
Posting Number: 20ST0804
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 113990
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