Sr. Research Associate

Position Information

University Code 33241 University Title Scientist 1 University Job Family Research & Innovation ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Sr. Research Associate Position Number 561280 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Health Behavior And Policy 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.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Sr. Research Associate will support research under the supervision of Dr. Bernard Fuemmeler. The primary responsibility of the position is to monitor day-to-day project activities and monitor data collection. He/she will take the lead role in study recruitment, implementation and retention, overseeing research assistants and graduate assistants. He/she will be responsible for the database development, management and statistical programming and analyses. Wil prepare the IRB documents for approval including amendments, continuing reviews. Provide data in tables, plots and graphs for publications and grant submissions. Develop applications for participant tracking and design tools to support data collection. Lead and collaborate on developing scientific products, such as scientific papers and manuscripts. Assist the PI with grant writing for future proposals.

Minimum Hiring Standards

- Familiarity with the research process and principles of research design
- Understanding of health services research and other outcomes-oriented health research methods.
- Extensive knowledge and skills with data management, integration, analysis and technical proficiency with SAS and other software and programming languages, such as SQL, Stata, ArcGIS, Access, Excel, Cognos.
-Experience using software applications such as Redcap and Qualtrics for participant tracking and data collection preferred.
-Excellent communication skills, team-based project experience, and ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment required.
-Significant experience working in research environment or health care organization required.

Preferred Hiring Standards

PhD in quantitative psychology, biostatistics, epidemiology, or behavioral/public health science preferred (or Masters in Public Health or related field with equivalent experience)

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range 55,000-69,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 09/24/2020 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Research Is this a restricted position? Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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  3. Resume

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