Research Assistant, School of Medicine
A Research Assistant is needed in the Department of Neurology to aid in an ongoing NIH-sponsored project investigating communication behavior in stroke patients. The project is devoted to study mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities in stroke care. This position is open immediately. The position will include subject recruiting, survey/questionnaire administration, chart review, data entry and management, and collection of relevant literature.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
The Research Assistant will be involved in participant recruitment, administration of surveys and questionnaires to research participants, and maintaining an organized and efficient collection of data using spreadsheets and databases. Other responsibilities may include literature search, chart review and data extraction, supervised data analysis, and other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
- Requires a Bachelor's degree.
- Some research experience.
- Previous experience working with stroke patients preferred.
- Prior research experience in survey/questionnaire administration and data entry/management is preferred, but not required.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
The candidate will possess initiative and self-motivation to aid in the development and carrying out of procedures aimed at maintaining our research database. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required, as well as proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite. Organizational skills and attention to detail are necessary. Opportunities are available to submit and present abstracts and author or co-author research papers.
Starting Salary Range: $16.10-$22.12 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10003515-SOM Neuro Cerebrovascular
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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