The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC), located within the GW’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) in the School of Public Health seeks a Center Assistant to assist with day-to- day operations. Located in the heart of Washington D.C. on the George Washington University’s Foggy Bottom campus, the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) was founded in 2015 with a mission to preserve the utility of antibiotics for future generations through a unique combination of cutting-edge research, strategic communications, and evidence-based policy.
This position performs research and provides support to research centers/institutes at the university, to include assistance with data collection, annotation, report generation, and outreach. This position will also support daily administration functions of the center/institute including scheduling, document filing and organization, data entry and management, as well as various special projects as assigned. This position assists in performing research in a lab or through quantitative and qualitative data collection.
The Center is seeking a highly motivated, skilled, and collaborative individual for the position of Center Assistant. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team to advance the Center’s mission. The position provides an opportunity to:
• Provide direct support for ARAC research activities and projects.
• Coordinate schedules and meetings for various staff members.
• Serve as an administrative and operational liaison for the laboratory and communications staff.
• Assist with proposal development, literature reviews and background research.
• Generate content for external facing accounts, including website, social media, newsletter.
• Support laboratory scientists and epidemiologists on research and data management/data analysis.
• Assist with IRB applications as well as renewals, permits, contracting and other services for the laboratory.
• Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.