Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position Title: Research Assistant
Posting Number: R2000092
Employer: Research Foundation
Salary Range: $34,000
Reports to the Project Director and is responsible for working with a research team as an assistant in support of data capture, subject recruitment, manuscript editing and other duties in accordance with research protocols.
Project support duties in underserved communities or medical offices, including: facilitation of project groups, participants and stakeholders; independent and team-based problem solving; proactive project management with follow-through and reliability; consultation and feedback to all key parties.
Data capture entry, verification, and database management for various research projects.
Conducts basic descriptive statistical analysis involved with data integrity checking and data monitoring
Coordination or execution of research related surveys, either by phone, direct mail, or online projects, including medical chart reviews for clinical research, interviews with patients and/or families for specific ongoing studies, and data collection in the field.
Contributes to the writing process (for reports, journals, grants, presentations, and posters) by formatting according to instructions to authors with skill in editing and knowledge of proper grammar.
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An undergraduate degree and one year of qualified experience in a similar position with project support responsibilities.
Challenging Work Environment: Position requires flexibility to work remotely requiring local travel. Stress management capability required for meeting multiple deadlines and handling interruptions to on-going work activities.
Communication Skills: Requires strong interpersonal communication skills, excellent verbal, written, presentation, and group facilitation skills. Must have strong critical thinking skills necessary to evaluate and respond to team progress, anticipate needs and other related team dynamics.
Computer Knowledge: Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office software products particularly Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Willingness required to explore and learn new or unfamiliar applications or databases.
A Masters in public health or health services related field.
Knowledge of statistical software and data management experience with REDCap software preferred.
Medical Office Exposure: Familiar with medical chart extraction.
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.