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The Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Specialist I to work with faculty researcher Sabra Katz-Wise, PhD on her ongoing research in LGBTQ+ adolescent/young adult health. We are looking for someone who is passionate about LGBTQ+ health and has interest and experience in both survey research and qualitative research.
This Clinical Research Specialist will be responsible for:
Overseeing the logistical aspects of several ongoing projects
Coordinating the creation of a community advisory board
Coordinating recruitment and data collection for a longitudinal qualitative project
Conducting qualitative interviews
Coding and analysis of qualitative interview transcripts
Conducting literature reviews for specific analysis projects
Contributing to writing of research manuscripts and other reports of research findings
Managing ongoing IRB protocols
Coordinating and scheduling meetings
Tracking expenses for grant budgets
Submitting receipts for reimbursement
Helping to prepare grant applications for submission
Bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience working as a research assistant or research coordinator OR a Master's Degree and 1 years of experience. ( 2 years of experience is preferred).
Excellent organizational and time-management skills
Strong verbal communication and writing skills
Willingness and ability to work as part of a team
Ability to maintain participant data confidentiality and adhere to study protocols
Ability to take initiative, work without direct supervision, work on multiple projects with different teams, and meet deadlines
Experience and comfort using standard computer software (Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
Prior experience with LGBTQ+ communities
Prior experience with qualitative research
Prior experience with IRB protocols
Experience and comfort using analysis software (e.g., SPSS, Dedoose) and website management tools
This position is funded for 1 year with the possibility of extension to a second year based on funding. Candidates who can make a 2-year commitment to the position will be prioritized. Please submit a cover letter with your online application. Applications are encouraged from candidates who are historically underrepresented in academia, including transgender and/or nonbinary individuals.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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