Senior Research Assistant, School of Dental Medicine, Health Policy/Health Services Research

Massachusetts, United States
01 May 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Position will work on an NIH-funded study that aims to help parents improve the oral health of their children. Under the supervision of the Prinicipal Investigators (PIs) and Project Manager the position will involve participant recruitment from community health clinics as well as data collection, management and reporting. Responsibilities also include performing administrative tasks, developing protocols and methods to carry out research aims, using data to prepare reports that allow monitoring of the research aims and assisting with literature reviews and collecting and drafting materials for scientific presentations and manuscripts.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree required preferably in Psychology, public health, or related social science field. 1-3 years' experience required. Fluent computer skills (word, excel, powerpoint). Fluent in English and Spanish languages (preferred). Some early evening hours will be necessary. The position also requires 3 years' experience in human subjects research, strong organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, the capacity to work with a team and engage in a professional manner with participants. This is a full-time position starting immediately. This is an excellent position particularly for those who wish to pursue, or are currently pursuing a graduate degree in psychology, public health, dentistry or medicine.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Salary Grade Grade 26