Research Assistant - Cancer Center/Psychiatry
- Job ID:
- 450 Brookline Ave,
- Research Technician/Scientist
- Employment Type:
- Full time
The positions in this job family perform a variety of tasks to ensure that project goals are being met for a faculty member's research program. Tasks and responsibilities are varied and dependent upon project aims, scope and duration.
- Assist team in the coordination of project-related activities (ie. surveys/interviews) at internal or external (on-site & off-site) study sites.
- Contact, recruit and enroll research participants.
- Assist with logistical needs for intervention and/or evaluation activities, such as equipment set-up, arranging food service and conference room scheduling.
- Assist with coordination and preparation of project related meetings as requested and may be responsible for meeting minutes.
- Maintain databases (including data entry) and project documentation with accuracy, as needed.
- Maintain the security and confidentiality of all study materials and data.
- Coordinate pilot testing of study and surveys as needed.
- Conduct relevant literature searches and reviews as requested.
- Assist with documentation for and communication with institutional review board.
- Other project-related or administrative responsibilities as requested by management.
- Assist investigators with data analysis and manuscript preparation.
- Prepare study reports and develop protocols.
- Responsible for IRB submission activities.
- Bachelor's degree in public health, natural or social science preferred. 2 years of experience in public health or health policy strongly preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, dependable, motivated and willingness to learn new tasks.
- Computer skills, including prior use of Microsoft Office products.
- Ability to relate effectively in-person and on the telephone to diverse groups of patients, community members, physicians, nurses, researchers, children and parents.
- Excellent organization, communication and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work evenings and some weekends.
- Bilingual language skills may be required - dependent upon study population target.