Research Assistant

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82751 - H - Labs/Research Assistant 1 Position Number HU0918 Working Title Research Assistant Department Kinesiology And Health Sciences 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 $13-$20 Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 29 Normal work days Monday - Friday Normal work hours 8am - 5pm Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No 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 No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job
The Vascular and Integrative Physiology ( VIP ) Laboratory, housed in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, is seeking a research assistant to work on the recruitment and implementation of clinical trials with different populations under the supervision of Dr. Rodriguez Miguelez. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruiting study participants
  • Preparing and coordinating study visits
  • Complete experimental visits
  • Data collection, management, and analysis
  • Preparation of research abstracts, manuscripts, and reports.
  • Assisting with study-related documentation
Required Qualifications
-Must possess strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
-Must have excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills
-Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
-Must be able to work as part of a team and prioritize work requirements and multitask in a fast-paced environment
-Must be BLS / CPR certified Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in a clinical research setting preferred
  • Previous experience using peripheral vascular technology preferred
  • Previous experience in sample/blood processing preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in health or biology related disciplines
Job Open Date 07/27/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information
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  1. * Please describe any research training you have completed.

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  2. * Please describe any previous experience in the healthcare related and/or medical research field.

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  3. * How did you hear about this job?

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  4. * If you selected 'Other' for your referral source please indicate where you heard about this posting. (If you did not select 'Other,' please enter 'n/a.')

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

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