Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a highly motivated Temporary Research Assistant for the department of Medicine – Infectious Diseases within the New Jersey Medical School.
The Temporary Research Assistant is responsible for data collection, quality assurance of collected data (clinical, laboratory, demographic), routine data management tasks for data transmitted from the international sites, manuscript development, proposal assistance and other relevant scientific activities.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Work with international sites in data capture, quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) activities during protocol conduct.
Work with investigators, statisticians and study coordinators in design and set-up of case report forms (CRFs) for specific clinical, translational and basic science protocols.
Work with study coordinators and database programmer to develop appropriate and detailed standard operating procedures, training manuals and other materials for study conduct and data collection in the clinic, field and laboratory.
Review incoming completed case report forms (CRFs) for accuracy and completion, from the field sites.
Generate and respond to data queries for quality assurance of data collected in the field. Identify missing, incorrect and illogical responses for queries to field sites for correction.
Maintain databases as per operating procedures and under guidance of database programmer and study coordinator(s).
Assist with basic statistical analyses, literature reviews, or other study-related tasks as needed and directed.
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, flexibility to work in a collaborative environment.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree (BS/BA) in computer science, information systems management or related field (statistics, operations research, public health).
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Some basic understanding of data management in clinical research and have experience working in other software platforms relevant to clinical research (REDCap, R, Microsoft Office and internet applications).
Understanding of biostatistics and clinical research.
Posting Number: 20ST1061
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 115825
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.