Research Assistant

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 11, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title Position Number HU0918 Working Title Research Assistant Department Kinesiology And Health Sciences Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $13-$20 Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 29 Normal work days Monday - Friday Normal work hours 8am - 5pm Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science is seeking a research assistant to work on the recruitment and implementation of clinical trials with different patient populations under the supervision of Dr. Rodriguez Miguelez. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
• Recruiting study participants
• Assisting with experiments
• Data collection, management and analysis
• Coordinating, attending and assisting research team meetings
• Analyzing data
• Preparation of research abstracts, manuscripts and reports.
• Assisting with study-related documentation

Required Qualifications

Successful candidates:
-Must possess strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
-Must have excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills
-Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
-Must be able to work as part of a team and prioritize work requirements and multitask in a fast-paced environment
-Must be BLS / CPR certified

Preferred Qualifications

-Previous experience analyzing data
-Previous experience with pulmonary disease patient populations
-Previous experience using peripheral vascular technology preferred
-Previous experience in sample/blood processing preferred
-Bachelor degree, preferably in health or biology related disciplines

Job Open Date 11/14/2019 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe any research training you have completed.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe any previous experience in the healthcare related and/or medical research field.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Reference Letter - 1
  4. Reference Letter - 2
  5. Reference Letter - 3

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