Senior Research Associate, REDCap

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SMHS is seeking a Sr. Research Associate, REDCap to apply advanced clinical knowledge of related information
systems. Reporting to the Vice President for Research and Department of Information Technology the Sr. Research Associate, REDCap and is responsible for participating in new installation and ongoing technical
support and user education to staff and faculty researchers that utilize REDCap – a global, HIPAA compliant electronic data capture system. The role will act as the primary user expert for the SMHS
faculty and first responder to user inquiries and questions by solving or escalating issues to senior staff. Additionally, the role will work to build and disseminate end-user education and training materials,
including hosting office hours, training sessions, and presentations.

Essential Duties:
Reviews projects for proper user and role configurations to ensure security compliance
Determines data management and research workflow support needs for research coordinators and researchers and provide or coordinate solutions
Performs testing to ensure functionality of new features
Provides assistance in the direct integration of technology into research protocols and projects
Assists with installation and testing of software upgrades and new features
Maintains list of open queries with researchers and communicate list to group in weekly meetings
Builds relationships with end-users / labs / groups as point-of-contact for technical assistance with REDCap
Develops and maintains REDCap technology advancements through community lists, publications and
Maintains a sound understanding of Clinical trial data management (eg Vanderbilt Coursera course incorporates REDCap)
Serves as the point of access to the REDCap system; Fully leverages the system’s capabilities through function design in support of clinical research studies, and ensures data integrity and quality
Facilitates research studies through analysis, cleaning, integrating, and building of data sets; Ensures data sets are built in a way they will respond correctly for analysis
Provides guidance to researchers in the building of their data sets
Provides regulatory guidance to physicians and clinical investigators and advises how to manage data and private health records
Ensures PHI and HIPPA compliance
Develops, delivers, and maintains SMHS-specific REDCap policies and systems training
Coordinates and facilitates regular audit activities
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a master’s degree and 3 years of direct experience in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as REDCap user
Direct clinical research experience
Demonstrated understanding of PHI and HIPPA regulations
Advanced analytical, conceptual and technical problem-solving abilities
Interest in programming
Prior experience in PHP
Master’s in epidemiology or biostatistics preferred
Understanding of data integration issues (validation and cleaning), familiarity with complex data and structures
Ability to provide excellent customer service
Ability to apply diagnostic techniques for problem troubleshooting
Excellent interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills

Typical Hiring Range $60415 - $87007 How is pay for new employees determined at GW? II. POSITION INFORMATION

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Family Research and Labs Sub-Family Laboratory Research Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40+ Work Schedule: Monday - Friday Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: R000669 Job Open Date: 03/13/2019 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe a recent project using REDCap.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe an experience installing and configuring desktop computer systems in a networked computing environment. What expertise was needed? Which offices (e.g. IT) did you work with and how?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How do PHI and HIPAA regulations affect data collection and analyses in clinical studies?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Posted: 3/14/2019
Application Due: 4/15/2019
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