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This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Health Communication Research Laboratory. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Position assists investigators as the research manager in all aspects of several large health communication research studies including participant enrollment and tracking, intervention development and delivery, serve as a liaison to multiple national organizations, and be responsible for data management and safety, basic statistical analysis, and make significant independent contributions to written reports and presentations of study findings.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Implements and manages all aspects of studies/protocols under the direction of study investigators. This includes:
Drafts study materials including protocol, intervention materials, and surveys.
Responsible for BSS/IRB protocol management and documentation to be in compliance with best practices and requirements of regulatory agencies.
Monitors participants to include documentation and reporting of any adverse events; monitors study protocols to identify any problems or management issues and recommends modifications as appropriate.
Serves as liaison with external research partners and supports communication between study team members.
Organize and manage all digital content from the projects. Coordinates regular team meetings and takes written notes. Assists the study Investigators with other tasks associated with the daily operations of the study as needed.
Formalize proposed training protocols for research staff and assist in the hiring, training and ongoing evaluation of staff (especially navigators delivering a telephone-based intervention); participate as a navigator and be responsible for assigned participants as needed.
Work with computer programmer to design, implement, and manage needed electronic databases to facilitate data collection, entry, management, and data transfer and sharing with partners. Identify when and why recruitment and retention goals are not being met (if applicable) and explore solutions. Monitor the completeness of data collection. Clean and create datasets for analysis. Create and maintain comprehensive data codebooks.
Conduct basic quantitative and qualitative analyses using various statistical and graphing programs for progress reports, oral presentations, and publications. Contribute to written sections of manuscripts for publication, especially methods and results. Conduct literature reviews as needed.
Supervise staff and students involved in the study; assure CITI training requirements, request HRPO approval for adding research team members, grant limited access to participant data, and monitor progress of their assigned tasks.
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in public health, social work, social sciences or administration.
Two years’ related experience.
Experience implementing or evaluating behavioral interventions
Experience conducting statistical analyses
Experience writing manuscripts for publication
Experience working with racially and economically diverse populations
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written skills to work well with a diverse project team
Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office, SPSS and/or SAS, and an aptitude to learn unique software programs (e.g., MIYO, 2-1-1 Counts)
Highly organized with an attention to detail
Able to juggle multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
Knowledge of research design and data analysis
Ability to assess the amount of time required for a task and meet multiple deadlines
Ability to collaborate with and motivate others, as well as prioritize and monitor their work flow and quality
Ability to present self and projects to both internal and external partners, including university faculty
Applicant Special Instructions:
Some travel within St. Louis may be required and occasional travel outside of St. Louis may be required to meet with research partners, collect data, receive training for tobacco cessation and/or navigation intervention, or attend research conferences.
The hiring range for this position is $44,090 - $56,238 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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