(Temp) Research Associate 1
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-02-15
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The department of Medicine, division of Pulmonary is actively seeking a temporary, part-time Research Associate 1. The Research Associate 1 supports research activities for the assigned division by conducting laboratory experiments on assigned research projects. Moreover, the incumbent operates with the goal of advancing his/her expertise through continued education, training, and research.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
- Scheduling of research subjects with for appointments to collect data on Apnea and Hypopnea Index (AHI) Analyzes and collects data associated with research hypoxia treatments on study subjects
- Analyzes and collects data associated with oxyhemoglobin saturation during hypoxia treatments with pulse oximeter
- Coordinate with a certified Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) a Six Minute Walk (SMW) test for exercise capacity
- Collect data from the results provided by RRT after completion of the SMW, and analyze gathered information in accordance to the New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional class ranking
- Appointees will support research activities at the University and work under the direction of a principal investigator, program director, or designee of the principal investigator or program director, such as Assistant Scientist or above
- Appointees will contribute to basic and applied research activities and may play a lead role, including authorship of scientific monographs, and advance their expertise through education, training, and/or research experience
- Appointees are not expected to write extramural proposals, but may do so with approval by the principal investigator/program director.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
- Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
- Commitment to the University’s core values.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
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