Research Specialist

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 34041 University Title Labs/Research Assistant 1 University Job Family Research & Innovation ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Research Specialist Position Number 570530 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 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

Responsible for the data collection for a large federally funded research grant, the Traumatic Brain Injury ( TBI ) Model System (MS). Coordinates, schedules, and completes patient interviews/testing for research purposes. Tracks patient follow-up. Serves as back-up to the Project Coordinator for the Resilience and Adjustment Intervention in the coordination of grant activities. Codes and enters data into a variety of computer databases. Assists in the preparation of manuscripts to submit to refereed journals, furthering our research efforts.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Familiarity with psychological testing.
Computer skills including proficient use of Word for Windows and Microsoft Access.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience in a clinical and/or research setting.
Experience in medical record review or working directly with medical terminology.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Bachelor’s degree in psychology, biology, or equivalent.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range Up to $36,000 Application Process/Additional Information

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Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F 8-5 Job Open Date 10/09/2020 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? Yes Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume

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