SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Health Policy/Health Services Research

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SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Health Policy/Health Services Research

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The Sr. Research Assistant will work on an NIH-funded randomized clinical trial that seeks to motivate dental patients to quit smoking using mobile health technology. The position will involve monitoring trial adherence, interpreting and analyzing data for presenting reports to a multi disciplinary team, training research assistants, developing research methods and procedures, serving as primary clinic liaison, participant recruitment, retention and longitudinal tracking, and managing data. Responsibilities also include performing administrative tasks, developing protocols and methods to carry out research aims, literature reviews, and IRB submissions. The opportunity to participate in conference presentations and/or scientific manuscripts will be available.

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred in Psychology, public health, or related social science field.
  • Fluent computer skills (word, excel, PowerPoint)
  • Some early evening hours and Saturdays may be necessary
  • The position also requires 3 years of experience in human subjects' research, strong organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, the capacity to work with a team and engage in a professional manner with participants

This is a full-time position starting immediately. This is an excellent position particularly for those who wish to pursue, or are currently pursuing a graduate degree in psychology, public health, dentistry or medicine.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 4/6/2021
Application Due: 6/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time