Internal Title: Research Associate
Posting Number: STA00699PO18
College/Division: Arnold School of Public Health
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Advertised Salary Range: $45,000
Part/Full-time: Full Time
Job Search Category: Other Professional
Advertised Job Summary: Melissa Nolan, PhD, MPH is seeking a Research Associate for her clinical and basic science research on infectious diseases and health disparities. Dr. Nolan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology in the Arnold School of Public Health. She is seeking an enthusiastic person with a background in molecular methods and public health research. The position will be based in Greenville, SC, and the applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to the Greenville area. Local travel around the South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina region is expected and travel expenses will be reimbursable. Project topics include trichomonas surveillance of high-risk populations in South Carolina, gastrointestinal parasite polyparasitism treatment efficacy in El Salvador, and Chagas disease transmission evaluation in the United States. Minimum Requirements: Must have a Masters of Public Health, Masters of Science in Environmental Studies, or related field with 1 year of experience in clinical research Job Responsibilities: Assist in literature reviews, manuscript writing, and grant proposal development Perform research interviews with sensitive patient populations Execute laboratory assays: standard ELISAs, qPCR/RT-PCR, and/or flow cytometry Develop research forms (patient interviews, chart abstractions) and supervise database management Oversee regulation adherence for IRBs and good clinical laboratory practices Organizing, attending, and participating in stakeholder meetings for new projects Provide input in development of new research strategies and be up-to-date on scientific literature Perform administrative tasks as needed
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Must have a Master's of Public Health, Master's of Science in Environmental Studies, or related field with 1 year of experience in clinical research.
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