Research Support Specialist - Neurological surgery i

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The Department of Neurological Surgery is currently seeking a Research Support Specialist.This position would involve a full-time employee who would create and manage a Neurotrauma registry. As it is currently, we have no functioning database. The person would have to be adept at data collection and entry. The individual would be responsible for retroactively collecting data that has been missed for the last 6-7 years as well as prospectively collecting data. Our clinical trials group would ultimately provide the necessary data we would like to collect. He/She will be responsible for writing reports and assist with data analysis and preparation of manuscripts for publications. The individual would be reporting to Dr. Jagid and ultimately the Clinical trials group which meets once a month.

  • Researches, collects, analyzes, and synthesizes data and maintains databases.

  • Conducts quality assurance checks, reports on the status of research activities, and submits monthly activity logs for protocol.

  • Organizes and coordinates community working group meetings for protocol activities.

  • Serves as primary point of contact for community partners and supervises and oversees research data collection at protocol venues in the community.

  • Reviews study progress, identifies areas of opportunity, and recommends solutions.

  • Prepares and updates study research procedures manuals.

  • Assists with the preparation of grant proposals by processing regulatory documents for all institutions and offices involved.

  • Contributes to the publication and presentation of significant results and writes and edits material for publication and presentation.

  • Maintains research files and responds to phone calls on the research study phone line.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

Department Specific Functions

This position would involve a full-time employee who would create and manage a Neurotrauma registry. As it is currently, we have no functioning database. The person would have to be adept at data collection and entry. The individual would be responsible for retroactively collecting data that has been missed for the last 6-7 years as well as prospectively collecting data. Our clinical trials group would ultimately provide the necessary data we would like to collect. He/She will be responsible for writing reports and assist with data analysis and preparation of manuscripts for publications. The individual would be reporting to Dr. Jagid and ultimately the Clinical trials group which meets once a month.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

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Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

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