1)Project management: Manage, with support from the Research Director and PI, the scientific elements of study planning, monitoring, and execution of investigator-initiated research efforts to ensure timely progress toward scientific milestones and deliverables
2) Perform significant role in the design, development and implementation of quantitative and qualitative research studies
3) Collaborate on research grant applications
4) Independently contribute to development of study design and acquisition of data, and ensure fidelity to the study protocol, applying advanced knowledge of and contributing direction to the overall analytic plan
5) Independently develop IRB protocols and collaborate with senior staff at the IRB to iterate protocols to comply with new IRB and HIPAA regulations or other guidance
6) Independently track data collection progress, identify deviations from projected accrual plans, direct solutions to correct course, collaborate with research operations lead to ensure data collection progresses on budget and on time
7) Data analysis and data management: Perform, with support of the Research Director and PI, advanced analytic tasks to accomplish the scientific aims of the labâ™s research
8) Supervise research assistants in primary data collection in clinical trials, observational studies, and community-based data collection efforts; Conduct statistical analyses; demonstrated proficieny in descriptive, multivariable, and/or other advanced analyses using large datasets; duplicate analyses as part of the labâ™s quality assurance protocol
9) Independently create and manage databases with support of research assistant staff and trainees and prepare datasets for analysis
10) Draft presentations and manuscripts, including as first author and presenter, for the purposes of presentation at scientific meetings and publication in peer-reviewed literature
11) Train and mentor research trainees: interact regularly, including on an as-needed/open-door basis, with research trainees in the lab to support their scholarly activities
12) Contribute to recruitment of research trainees, fellows and staff
13) Ensure trainees meet project milestones and ensure completion of traineesâ™ research learning objectives
14) Advise trainees the on data collection, analysis and dissemination
1) Ability to collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders
2) Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and relationship building skills
3) Demonstrated ability to work independently or in team in a fast-paced, environment
4) Excellent organization and verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with people from many backgrounds
5) Ability to work with sensitive subject matter and maintain strict confidentiality regarding research subjects and patients
1) A minimum of two- three years of relevant research experience
2) Experience in epidemiology, social science, populations studies, and/or community health
3) Experience in grant making, manuscript writing and implementing human subjects protocols
2) Cover letter
3) References upon request
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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