Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Assist with day to day operations of CDC and NIH funded projects that involve working with LGBTQ and Criminal Justice- Involved (CJI) populations vulnerable to COVID and HIV.
Coordinate multiple related projects to ensure optimal recruitment, enrollment and fidelity to the complex requirements of study participation and follow-up counseling.
Assistance with the development of study protocols, survey instruments, and maintenance of databases.
Coordinate and conduct research studies.
Recruitment, screening for eligibility, consenting participants, delivering assessments, delivering interventions, delivering controls, data entry, and referrals to COVID testing and service programming when appropriate.
Prepares for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups.
Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.
Performs other related work as needed.
This is a grant funded position.
Bachelors degree in a related field.
1-2 years of research experience.
1-2 years of experience working with individuals who identify as gender or sexual minorities
Demonstrated effective leadership and teaching skills.
Strong knowledge of program subject matter.
Willingness to attend necessary orientation and trainings through Chicago.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to manage stressful situations.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Ability and/or willingness to provide HIV/STI treatment, education, and prevention in non-traditional settings (community venues).
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, Access and Word.
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.
Work in community-based settings and program office.
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