Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the Rutgers Center for Advancing Research & Evaluation for Patient-Centered Care at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The goal of the Rutgers Center for Advancing Research and Evaluation for Patient-Centered Care (CAREPCC) is to unite those whose mission is to improve patient outcomes and experiences and to take root within the institutional structure as a means of continuous evaluation and learning within our healthcare organization. CAREPCC strives to better enable patients across health systems to make informed decisions and play a role in their own care.
Under the guidance of the Director and Executive Director, this position assists in the conduct of specialized behavioral and social science research and evaluation for specialized COVID-19 testing projects.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Under supervision, performs various behavioral and social science research and evaluation operations relative to ongoing investigatory activities of the Center including but not limited to conducting literature reviews; and collecting, managing, and analyzing data.
Prepares data for timely completion of all requirements of grant reporting including correspondence, progress reports, program evaluations, and other related reports.
Assists principal investigator(s) and research administrator with the preparation of articles and presentations.
Develops spreadsheets and databases to support project activities.
Maintains essential records and assists in the maintenance of all activity files.
Schedules and coordinates meetings and conference calls; including preparing and sending out agendas, taking minutes, and coordinating conference rooms reservations or conference call login information.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in public health, social or behavioral science plus one (1) year of related research experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of research methods and basic data analysis.
Strong analytical, communication (written and verbal), organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Working knowledge of software packages including: EndNote; SPSS; Qualtrics, and REDCap.
Bilingual written and verbal proficiency (Spanish and English).
Posting Number: 20ST2060
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 122409
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.