1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. 3. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. 4. Recruits study participants and ensures that subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures. 5. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Preferred Education: A Bachelor's degree in a related area (e.g. psychology or neuroscience or biology). Experience conducting human subjects research in the fields of smoking, e-cigarette, or addictions research. Knowledge of data collection software (e.g., Qualtrics) and statistical software (e.g., SPSS, JMP).
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: A Bachelor's degree in a related area (e.g. psychology or neuroscience or biology). Experience conducting human subjects research in the fields of smoking, e-cigarette, or addictions research. Knowledge of data collection software (e.g., Qualtrics) and statistical software (e.g., SPSS, JMP).
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent reliability, attendance, and punctuality.
Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Intermediate to advanced skill level with Microsoft Word, Excel. Proficiency with database management.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Assistant 1, HSS
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability working on a clinical research study recruiting subjects and collecting data. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work professionally and respectfully with research participants (and handle sensitive data), and demonstrated willingness and ability to work as a member of a team.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to multi-task and problem solve.
Required Skill/ability 2: Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 65904BR
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