1) Management of the Special Projects Team: 2) Create research project plans and timelines and manage Special Projects team adherence to these timelines to accomplish study goals 3) Preparation of comprehensive literature searches and reviews, reports, grants, presentations, media and curricular materials and prepare data summaries; data management; IRB documentation preparation; protocol design 4) Manage and analyze grant opportunities and contribute to grant and funding plans by facilitating the development of grants and manuscripts 5) Advanced research project management: 6) Perform significant role in the development,implementation and dissemination of research studies
7) Enable productive and coordinated scientific interactions, including model development, data sharing, and research dissemination, among external and internal research investigators 8) Independently contribute to development of study design and acquisition of data, and ensure fidelity to the study protocol 9) Develop and iterate IRB protocols with the Director of Research and Data Governance to comply with new IRB and HIPAA regulations or other guidance 10) Create research meeting agendas and lead co-investigator and staff research meetings
11) Foster and maintain internal and external research partner and clinical site relationships, including but not limited to high-level interactions with physician, nursing and administrative leadership, the UChicago Survey Lab, federally qualified health centers, public and private hospitals, private physician practices, and private and federal funders 12) 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
13) Work closely with investigators and other staff to facilitate community engagement efforts, public relations and affairs 14) Train and mentor research trainees on Special Projects Team:
15) Delegate and supervise project coordination by research assistant staff and trainees 16) Contribute to selection of and oversee training of research assistants with responsibility for primary data collection 17) Collaborate with other senior research staff and PI to match trainee skillsets and learning objectives to appropriately challenging research activities 18) Oversee and contribute to preparation of project presentations, media and curricular materials relating to study results, social policy, public health, and population studies
4) Attention to detail
5) Ability to adapt and effectively manage competing/fluctuating priorities
6) Self-starter, ability to work effectively in teams and independently
7) Ability to follow directions with minimal oversight
1) Masters degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health or related field
1) Work experience in medical, health and human or social services sector
2) Three years of relevant research experience
3) Effective management and training of junior-level researchers
4) Demonstrated success in development and writing of federal and other funding proposals and development, writing and publication of scientific manuscripts
5) Experience in community-engaged research strategies
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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