Research AssociateInternal Title:
College of NursingDepartment:
CON College of NursingBand :
UnclassifiedAdvertised Minimum Salary :
Salary commensurate with qualifications.Advertised Salary Range:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications.Part/Full Time:
Part TimeHours per Week:
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.Type of Staff Position:
Research Grant (RGP)Basis :
12 monthsJob Search Category:
Other ProfessionalAbout UofSC:
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.Diversity Statement:
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.Benefit Eligibility Type:
Research Grant (RGP)South Carolina Retirement:
YesState Insurance Programs:
YesAdvertised Job Summary:
Recruitment and retention of research participants. Building rapport and sustaining communication with potential and actual participants, colleagues at research sites, and the research team. Maintain complete and secure participant records. Assist with participant transportation and incentive distribution issues. Assist with the development of intervention materials and management of research data, uploading and downloading data files, and communicating with vendors and contracted services as well as data manager and statisician.
Assist in the preparation of materials and deliverables related to dissemination (grant reports, posers, manuscripts). Facilitating administrative needs such as coping, printing and mailings.
Provides administrative support for research teams and their meetings which includes: coordinating schedules for on/of site team meetings and community partners; agenda preparation, taking and maintaining meeting minutes, telecommunication connections, and assuring follow up on action items and timelines set in meetings.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):
Bachelor’s degree. A valid driver’s license and a personal vehicle for transportation is required. Experience working on clinical research studies.Preferred Qualifications:
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) training preferred. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Knowledge of USC policies, procedures, rules, regulations related to grant management. Ability to work with a diverse group of professionals to organize, plan, coordinate a statewide effort of education and advocacy. Ability to facilitate research planning and implementation of an intervention-related clinical research study; ability to communicate sensitively and clearly on the telephone and orally and in writing; ability to audio-record and write summaries of meetings (planning, team and research meetings); ability to draft and submit reports to the funding organization; ability to promote a positive work environment;
Above-Average typing skills. Proficient computer skills with MicroSoft Office programs. Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing. Excellent analytical skills, ability to synthesize information from multiple sources, attentiveness to details and results. Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to inspire, lead, and work effectively with diverse groups. Must be interested and effective in working with adult senior citizens at risk for lung cancer, and able to maintain confidentiality as required by all IRB and HIPPA regulations.
Must have good organizational skills and be detail-oriented; be able to communicate and work effectively with the interdisciplinary team, co-investigators, graduate and undergraduate students, and potential participants. This position will occasionally involve working during the evening hours, possibly throughout the state of South Carolina.Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:
NoHazardous weather category:
Non-EssentialNumber of Vacancies:
1Desired Start Date:
07/06/2021If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date:
12/31/2022Job Open Date:
05/17/2021Job Close Date:
07/01/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by 7/1/2021Quicklink for Posting:
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.