Research Associate

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 34111 University Title Clinical Research Coordinator 1 University Job Family Research - Support ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Research Associate Position Number 559450 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No 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 position is associated with research activities pertaining to health equity and cancer disparities research. Research projects are related to addressing cancer prevention and control in socio-economically disadvantaged populations, racial/ethnic subgroups and other groups that bear disproportionate cancer burden in the US and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Exemplar activities include, the completion of general research related tasks such preparation of IRB documents, consenting and interviewing participants, developing intervention materials, transcribing interviews, coordinating information between study sites, writing reports, and assisting with manuscripts and other research documents.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Candidates will need to have a Master’s Degree in Public Health or closely related fields (e.g. Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Epidemiology).
Strong interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse groups of individuals
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. A writing sample will be requested.
Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills.
Previous interactions/communications with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Experience working both independently and collaboratively in a team.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Prior research experience, supervision experience data analysis experience, academic writing, management, breast cancer knowledge and biostatistics experience, exceptional and PowerPoint skills, Project management software, graphic projects.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $45,000-$58,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 06/11/2021 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? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume
  4. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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