Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Participate in and support My Diabetes, My Community intervention delivery and primary data collection.
Primary research responsibilities include recruiting, screening, consenting, scheduling research subjects, facilitation of survey reminders and follow-up, and administering surveys in-person and over the telephone.
Deliver control protocol over the telephone, survey administration, qualitative interview administration, assisting with developing or amending study protocols, assisting with developing data collection tools, assisting with building databases, and providing general administrative support
REDCap and Excel database management, including data entry.
Assist project manager and other study team members with preparation of abstracts and manuscripts.
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 senior researchers.
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 senior 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 and grant progress reports.
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.
Share 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 routine or standardized laboratory duties by collecting data in support of research projects under direct supervision.
Collects and enters data. Assists in analysis of data and with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
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.
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.
Experience and demonstrated interest in medicine, aging, epidemiology, health-related social sciences, populations health, health information technology, health services research, and/or community health and interest to work across these disciplines.
Proven expert level proï¬ciency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, scientiï¬c search engines, reference/citation management systems.
Experience with statistical data analysis tools such as STATA, SPSS or similar, and some programming knowledge is a plus.
Demonstrated skills in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures.
Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Ability to work with sensitive subject matter and maintain strict conï¬dentiality regarding research participants, and patients.
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