Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Supervising Research Scientist for the New Jersey State Cancer Registry at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary role of the Supervising Research Scientist (SRS), under general direction of the Deputy Director, Director (or designee) independently designs, develops and coordinates research studies and data applications using New Jersey State Cancer Registry (NJSCR) data. Assumes appropriate administrative and supervisory duties. Responsible for high level technical projects and reports results.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Independently designs, coordinates and implements specialized research and/or analytical programs of a highly complex technical nature in accord with existing administrative and fiscal guidelines.
Develops appropriate research protocols and designs, collects and analyzes data obtained, and prepares reports that are suitable for submission to scholarly publications.
Supervises and directs activities of subordinate research staff and reviews, modifies and approves or disapproves studies proposed by said staff to ensure compliance with appropriate research methodology and statistical techniques.
Directs and trains subordinate research staff in data linkage, data analysis and data standardization activities of the unit.
Responsible for performance evaluations. Participates in the hiring process.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in a relevant science plus four (4) years of related research experience.
Doctorate in a relevant science may be substituted for two (2) years of related research experience.
Previous experience in supervisory or lead responsibilities.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Computer literate with proficiency in database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint; and SAS statistical software.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with multidisciplinary medical professionals, cancer patients and cancer survivors.
Possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
Research experience in an academic medical setting.
Experience in cancer epidemiology, surveillance research, cancer registry data and SQL programming.
This position may require working some weekday evenings and weekend hours.
This multi-site position requires working in Trenton and New Brunswick, NJ, and traveling to various locations throughout the state.
Posting Number: 21ST0084
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 125035
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.