Research Support Specialist (Human Genetics)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-12-30
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About This Position
The Department of Human Genetics at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Research Support Specialist. The Research Support Specialist performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, compilation, and documentation of research data related to the assigned research studies. The position also assists with the implementation of daily study activities and provides statistical support to these activities.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
Meets with study participants to explain the purpose of the study and study procedures and obtains informed consent.
Assists with the preparation and monitoring of IRB documents and coordinates all assessment and patient contact activity.
Ensures that relevant protocols are implemented in a rigorous fashion and supervises the implementation of data quality assurance procedures.
Assist with accessioning and distribution of research samples and follows up with test results.
Bachelor's Degree in a basic science or health discipline with at least two years of relevant experience. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Ability to understand and follow instructions.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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