Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Research Study Assistant
Employee Type: CS-Classified Staff
Position Number: 125616
Work Location: Spokane
Summary of Duties: The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) at Washington State University is embarking on the accreditation and development of a next generation medical school designed to train students to be physician leaders, who innovate, adapt and discover in an ever changing healthcare landscape. The School is now inviting applications for the position of Research Study Assistant.
This position assists with the operations of research studies focused on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) wellness. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI), this position helps coordinates research studies involving human subjects applying knowledge and skills that are specific to the study and that meet the mission and goals of the program.
This position coordinates, schedules and monitors research activities and subject participation. Responsibilities include application of study protocols, participant interviews, test administration and records observations. This position assists with the management of study data, monitors data to maintain quality control, summarizes study results, and drafts reports for the PI. This position assists the PI with obtaining Tribal approvals and building and maintaining relationships with Tribal partners. With the assistance of the Administrative Assistant, this position also assists with budget and finance activities relating to their project, including but not limited to, participant payments and travel.
Required Qualifications: Two years of college level course work in a relevant academic area AND one year of appropriate experience OR equivalent education/experience.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.