Research Technician

Position Information

University Code 34052 University Title Lab/Research Technician 2 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 Regional Working Title Research Technician Position Number 591820 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? 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

The Department of PM&R was awarded a $50 million grant to study the ongoing health impacts of combat concussions, such as those from blasts, bullets and hand-to-hand fighting, as well as vehicle accidents, sports injuries, and falls. Researchers from the LIMBIC - CENC team have already discovered links between combat concussions and dementia, Parkinson’s disease, chronic pain, opioid usage, and suicide risk. An important part of managing this grant is managing large amounts of data, and we are in need of a research technician. The Research Technician will perform quality checks on data, track and communicate data requests, and update the project websites.

Minimum Hiring Standards

The incumbent should have a bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience in clinical research. Must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU . The successful candidate will communicate effectively and thrive in a fast-paced and flexible environment.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Two years of clinical research experience.
Familiarity with electronic data capture systems such as Medidata strongly preferred.
Demonstrate an ability to learn and grow scientifically.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $32,000 - $36,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F 8-5 Job Open Date 02/25/2021 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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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume

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