Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist V for the Population Science Department at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The purpose of the Research Teaching Specialist V position is to support research that focuses on understanding and promoting health-related behaviors among individuals with cancer and those at risk for cancer, under the direction of the Program Coordinator or Principal Investigator.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Maintains all study-related coding databases and tracking files and performs data cleaning of databases.
Screens, calls, recruits, consents study patients, collects study data, remits participant incentives, and maintains participant research records in consistence with procedures outlined in each study protocol and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Standard Operating Procedures.
Enters data and run analyses in SPSS statistical software.
Conducts qualitative analysis and media reviews for health behavior related images and messaging on various media outlets.
Provides administrative oversight of the pilot research studies.
Creates study surveys in the Qualtrics survey software program.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant social science or a related field (e.g. psychology, social work, public health or social science).
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated excellent organization, coordination and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and an ability to set priorities for productivity.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and SPSS.
Must have prior experience with Qualtrics Survey software programs or similar survey creation platforms.
Ability to work independently and take initiative yet seek supervision as appropriate.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with patients in multidisciplinary medical professionals.
One (1) year of qualitative behavioral research experience a plus
Understanding of software program Oncology Collaborative Research Environment (Oncore) and experience.
The position will require working several week-day evenings.
Posting Number: 20ST1112
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 116228
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.