Research Assistant 2
Job Title: Research Assistant 2
Location: Case Main Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 8622
Job Description POSITION OBJECTIVE
- Recruit study participants through advertising and regular contact with various medical and mental health providers. Perform participant screening activities with minimal supervision according to protocol guidelines. (20%)Conduct study assessment visits with study participants including administration of questionnaires, mental health diagnostic measures, and behavioral rating scales. Coordinate all participant activities for assigned research study, including scheduling visits and communicating participant status updates with all members of the study team on a regular basis. (25%)Plan and carry out projects in accordance with protocol guidelines. Maintain accurate study records as indicated per protocol. Work together with Regulatory Coordinator to complete and submit all IRB required documents on time and within that study’s IRB’s guidelines. Comply with all NIH Guidelines when working with an NIH-sponsored project. (30%)Assist in the maintenance of study databases and data analysis. Assist in formatting and submitting manuscripts for publication. Assist in grant application preparation. (15%)Train new research members in proper protocol. (6%)
- Knowledge of the intricacies of research protocols required.Knowledge of and/or experience administering psychological assessments preferred.Knowledge of diagnostic criteria of various mental disorders is preferred.Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Products. Experience using REDCap and/or other EDC program is a plus.Professional and effective oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills with the ability to work and communicate with various individuals within and external to the university.Effective problem-solving skills; must demonstrate sound judgment and good decision-making. Strong organization skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines. Must demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy, time management skills, and follow-through. Ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively within a teamMust demonstrate flexibility and ability to work under pressure; must be able and willing to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, and conform to shifting priorities, demands and timeline. Must demonstrate willingness to learn new techniques, procedures, processes, and computer programs as needed.Ability to meet consistent attendance.Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors, and customers face to face.
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