Research Assistant OPS (Department of Behavioral Science & Social Medicine)

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Job Title: Research Assistant OPS (Department of Behavioral Science & Social Medicine)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47881
Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: This is a full-time research assistant role. The selected candidate will work on ongoing studies about brain and neurocognitive functioning among patients with cancer and other chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity).

The research assistant will coordinate and organize the Cancer Neurocognitive Translational Research Lab (CNTRL) research office including supervising students, research and project assistants; performing or coordinating data collection and management; completing literature searches; and compiling and organizing research data.

Manage overall logistical details of various new and ongoing research projects, work with project directors to identify project deadlines and receivables, and develop timelines for projects with project directors and collaborators within and outside of FSU College of Medicine.

Recruit study participants, conduct research assessments, and deliver study protocols.

Participate in the development and submission of study protocols and related amendments to Florida State University and other collaborating sites Internal Review Boards.

Write and edit project reports and study materials.Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral, Social or Health Sciences (e.g., Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Social Sciences, Nursing, and Public Health), or related field with some evidence of course work in research methods; previous exposure and research experience, and knowledge of behavioral sciences/health research is necessary. The position will require flexibility in order to meet project deadlines and patient recruitment.

The selected candidate, in addition to having excellent technical abilities, must have strong oral and written communication skills to present at professional meetings and supervise undergraduate and graduate students and other research collaborators at the Cancer Neurocognitive Translational Research Lab (CNTRL) along with the principal investigator.Preferred An ability to translate, adapt, and apply this knowledge to perform research in a behavioral health science field or discipline. Previous experience with behavioral science and clinical research. Experience working with a multidisciplinary research team. Experience with data management and data analysis program/software (e.g., SPSS, MatLab, R, Statistica, SAS).Pay Plan This is an OPS/temporary Job.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Affordable Care Act OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act, Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 9/19/2020
Application Due: 9/25/2020
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