Research Associate

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 29, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 83003 - H - Research Coordinator 3 Position Number HU1328 Working Title Research Associate Department Neurology 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 $23 p/h Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week up to 29 Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? Yes 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 Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

For the clinical research study assigned, the research associate will be responsible for coordinating the clinical research study in a compliant and efficient manner. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), the research associate will ensure all federal, state, university, and protocol requirements are followed, institutional research objectives are met, and that ethical obligations are kept. Key responsibilities include:
• manage IRB approvals / amendments
• screen, consent, and enroll all participants
• manage all data collection through the intervention timeline, including questionnaires and exit interviews.
• Attend weekly lab meetings
• Attend biweekly manuscript development meetings
• Data entry

Required Qualifications

• Master’s Degree or equivalent related experience
• Familiarity with the research process and principles of research design
• Research experience in the field of neuro-oncology
• Experience working with research participants and/or patients impacts by cognitive decline
• Experience with conducting one-on-one interviews with research subjects preferred
• Experience recruiting, screening, enrolling, and retaining research participants
• Must possess strong critical thinking skills, as well as complex problem solving skills, and outstanding attention to detail
• Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate ability to establish rapport with participants
• Experience working collaboratively in a diverse team setting
• Experience working with IRB and human subjects documentation preferred
• Intermediate computer skills
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous experience with Redcap and SPSS strongly preferred

Job Open Date 03/29/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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