The Environmental & Occupational Medicine & Epidemiology (EOME) Program in the Department of Environmental Health has an opening for a Research Project Coordinator. The EOME program seeks to investigate and prevent heath risks associated with environmental and occupational hazards by conducting original research and outstanding professional education. Our emphasis is in biomedical aspects of disease and injury, human studies, and molecular epidemiology. The ultimate goal of our research is to provide scientific basis for prudent and responsible decisions in environmental, occupational, and health standards, and to inform and inspire clinical and public health practice.
The Research Project Coordinator has primary responsibility for providing research support for the Program Director in a busy research environment with multiple research projects.
Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Processing, organizing and summarizing data, reporting results using a variety of scientific, word processing, spreadsheet or statistical software applications or program platforms
Conducting telephone interviews with enrolled participants on several research projects
Coordinating human subjects administration for both domestic and international research projects
Performing data entry for multiple research projects and organizing/maintaining study files
Coordinating and carrying out other designated research tasks and projects, making use of selected methodology and materials, field work, library research, statistical analysis, or other investigative techniques
Managing public inquiries regarding Program Director's research program and studies.
Conducting library research and web-based research
Collating, organizing, and/or drafting material for the preparation of research papers, meetings, manuscripts, progress reports, articles or other documents for publication and/or presentation
Other duties as assigned
PLEASE NOTE: This position has a term appointment of 2 years from date of hire, with the possibility of extension.
The Harvard T.H. Chan of Public Health is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – including fostering respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. To learn more about the Chan School's mission, objectives, and core values, please visit our website here.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year. Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date. Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service. Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools. Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute. Wellness Options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services. Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to support our mission of health research and education, and to be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!
Salary Grade: 054
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
3+ years of related work experience; a combination of education and experience may be considered
Bachelor's degree preferred
3+ years of research experience preferred
Experience with MS platforms, including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel preferred
Experience with RedCap for data management preferred
Strong attention to detail; Strong verbal/written communication skills; Works well in a team; Experience organizing information electronically/digitally; Experience handling sensitive information with absolute confidentiality; Strong organizational skills; Experience defining priorities, taking initiative and meeting deadlines; Experience handling multiple priorities in a complex environment are all preferred
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 47523BR
About Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.