The TMW Center at the University of Chicago seeks a Part-Time Research Specialist 2 to provide project management for the further development and testing of its new TMW-Pediatrics intervention. TMW-Pediatrics is an online professional development for essential care providers in young childrenâ™s lives: pediatric healthcare providers. This individual will lead online testing of the TMW-Pediatrics program to contribute to its further iterative development; develop the strategy for widespread dissemination and uptake of the intervention, both in concert with other TMW interventions and on its own; and plan and prepare for future broader testing, including an RCT evaluation. The ideal candidate must have deep knowledge of the pediatric health landscape and be a disciplined, experienced project manager with demonstrated expertise in driving timelines toward on-time deliverables.
This is a part-time, benefits-eligible position, working approximately 24 hours per week.
Develop an implementation and evaluation plan to disseminate TMW-Pediatrics for wider formative testing and future dissemination
Manage the interventionâ™s formative testing process to key project benchmarks and deliverables
Assist in the selection of a Learning Management System to facilitate the delivery of the TMW-Pediatrics curriculum; incorporate curriculum and study assessment content in the system for use in dissemination and evaluation
Manage Learning Management System content and provide frontline support and technical assistance to participants using the system
Research distribution channels for future curriculum dissemination and integration into pediatric training and maintenance of certification requirements
Develop strategy for the interventionâ™s integration with other TMW programs and studies, as well as the vision for its broader dissemination, in coordination with the PI and senior leadership
Develop the scope, design, and project plan for broader testing, including RCT evaluation
Problem-solving skills, including a strong ability to prioritize, required.
Proven ability to establish and stick to timelines required.
Excellent organizational skills, including strong attention to detail, required.
Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
Knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures, including IRB procedures, required.
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously required.
Ability to train others required.
Initiative and independent judgment required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel, required.
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
Bachelorâ™s degree required
Minimum of one year of relevant research experience required.
Experience in the pediatric healthcare field required.
Contact Information for at least three supervisory references
NOTE: When applying, all required documentation MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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