Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the Department of Medicine within the New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Study Coordinator, the Temporary Part-Time Student Research Assistant will assist the Principal Investigator and Study Coordinator, and their research group, in research on persons who have a history of illicit drug use.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assists in review, quality control, and analysis of study data, using both Microsoft Excel and SAS® Software.
Collects or assists in collection of data from participating drug treatment centers, involving onsite activities at those centers and coordination with staff at those centers.
Revises and edits survey instruments in collaboration with the Principal Investigator, Study Coordinator, and other research staff.
Assists in coordinating activities with participating drug treatment centers.
Edits or drafts manuscripts, IRB protocols, and other documents in collaboration with the Principal Investigator, Study Coordinator, and other research staff.
Works in conjunction with collaborators.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Previous experience as a research assistant on cohort studies of drug users, or the equivalent.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have excellent writing and excellent communication skills.
Must have excellent quantitative skills.
Must be computer literate and have working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of SAS® Software.
Having own auto with current insurance.
If to be involved in transporting frozen specimens, Rutgers biosafety training and certification related to transport will be required in advance.
Flexibility of hours.
Posting Number: 21ST0966
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 130733
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.