Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
JOB DESCRIPTION: Seeking Research Coordinator to join the Anji’bide collaborative research team based out of the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth, Minnesota. This community-based participatory research study is funded by an NIH grant (Principal Investigator: Brenna Greenfield, PhD, LP). The grant is a partnership with a rural tribal nation in Minnesota to identify ways to make opioid recovery and treatment easier. Research methods include secondary data analysis, qualitative interviews, and a year-long longitudinal treatment study. Our team privileges Indigenous knowledge and the role of culture in recovery.
Successful applicants will be detail-oriented, forward thinking, organized, self-motivated, and adaptive. They will interact respectfully with tribal community members, individuals using alcohol or drugs, university staff, medical student trainees, and faculty members at different institutions. Occasional overnight travel in Minnesota required. The first part of the grant runs through 5/31/22. This position would run through that date, with the possibility of three additional years depending on applicant performance and grant funding. Applicants based in Duluth, Minnesota are preferred, but open to discussing remote work for those in the Midwest region.
Duties will vary based on the stage of the grant, and will include items such as: â— Prepare and monitor university and tribal Institutional Review Board applications and guidelines â— Develop communications and coordinate workflow with tribal and community stakeholders, funders, grant co-investigators, student researchers, and graphic design team â— Track, schedule, and coordinate multiple monthly and weekly team meetings â— Schedule and coordinate research interviews â— Manage storage of confidential qualitative research interview data â— Supervise and support project staff to ensure deadlines are met â— Create, implement, and update research project management systems â— Create, monitor, and adjust project deadlines and timelines as needed â— Complete annual NIH reporting forms â— Ensure that team members are paid in a timely manner (e.g., consultants, tribal partners, student researchers)
The Research Coordinator will report directly to the Principal Investigator (Dr. Brenna Greenfield). This is a full-time (40 hours/week) position. Occasional weekends and evenings. Applications must be received by Friday August 6th. Start date on or before September 27, 2021. Questions about this position can be directed to UMN HR staff: Steve Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jake Poster (email@example.com). Miigwech/thank you for your interest! We look forward to receiving your application.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
Required qualifications: â— Bachelor’s degree and four years of related work experience, or master’s degree and two years of related work experience; or a combination of related education and experience to equal eight (8) years.
Preferred qualifications/experience: â— Research coordination and Institutional Review Board management â— American Indian health â— Project management and/or event coordination, including virtual platforms (e.g., Zoom, Google Drive) â— Managing and communicating with a large team â— Maintaining security of confidential research data â— Supervision of other team members â— Working with graphic design or videography teams
Internal Number: 341902
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