Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Participate in and support CommunityRx intervention delivery and primary data collection, including: study recruitment and enrollment, administering surveys in-person and over the phone, and facilitation of survey reminders and follow-up.
Assist in the design, development and implementation of quantitative and qualitative research studies
Conduct basic statistical analyses, including duplicate analyses as part of quality assurance protocols, with supervision from seniorÂ researchers
Support aspects of community engaged research processes, including development and support of research advisoryÂ boards
Conduct rigorous literature search and synthesis to support all aspects of research.
Support and contribute to development, writing and management of IRB protocols and collaborate with seniorÂ researchers to iterate protocols to comply with new IRB and HIPAA regulations or other guidance.
Support development of presentations, manuscripts, and other knowledge dissemination materials for the purposes of presentation at scientiï¬c meetings, educational convenings and publication in peer-reviewed literature.
Support and contribute substantively to developing, writing and submitting grant applications.
Support all scientiï¬c elements of planning, monitoring, and execution of investigator-initiated research and educational efforts to ensure timely progress toward scientiï¬c and educational milestones and deliverables.
Train and support other research trainees: interact regularly and as needed with research trainees in the lab to support their scholarly activities.
Contribute to recruitment and evaluation of trainees.
Support trainees to meet projectÂ milestones, including research and other learningÂ objectives.
Support trainee orientation, advise trainees on laboratory procedures and protocols.
ShareÂ in or lead responsibility for all administrative, operations, regulatory, compliance and logistics functions related to research, teaching, service and clinical missions and to foster a supportive, high functioning work environment.
Provides technical and administrative support for a research project.
Collects and enters data. Assists in analyzing data. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
May assist recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Is developing skills in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in a ï¬eld relevant to the research being conducted
1-2 years of experience in a ï¬eld relevant to the research being conducted
Experience with REDCap a plus
Experience and demonstrated interest in medicine, womenâ™s health, aging, epidemiology, health-related social sciences, populations health, health information technology, health services research, and/or community health Â and interest to work across these disciplines
Experience with statistical data analysis tools such as STATA, SPSS or similar, GIS and some programming knowledge is a plus
Excellent oral and written communication skills with preference for bilingual communication skills
Knowledgeable about and capable of maintaining the highest standards of scientiï¬c integrity in all aspects of work
Track record of successful team and collaborative work
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete work on established timeline; excellent time management skills
Ability to produce high quality work product with a high degree of independence
High energy compatible with high volume work environment
Proven expert level proï¬ciency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, scientiï¬c search engines, reference/citation management systems
Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and relationship building skills
Ability to work with sensitive subject matter and maintain strict conï¬dentiality regarding research participants, and patients
Cover Letter (preferred)
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