Research Assistant, School of Public Health, Epidemiology (8048)

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
20 May 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

The Research Assistant (RA) will be responsible for assisting in the management of everyday operations for Pregnancy Study Online (PRESTO) and the Study of Environment, Lifestyle, and Fibroids (SELF) at the Boston University School of Public Health. The RA will also assist Principal Investigator and senior staff with basic administrative tasks, including booking of travel, processing of travel and meeting expenses, grant writing, conference preparation, and manuscript submission. The RA will be critical to ensuring the smooth operation of the PRESTO and SELF studies.

Other Responsibilities Include:

Managing all contacts with study subjects; tracing lost subjects; coordinating participant compensation
Monitoring success of advertising, corresponding with advertisers, and designing new ads using multiple ad platforms
Updating study website (e.g. research results/FAQs)
performing quality control and basic statistical analyses
Performing literature reviews
Assisting with mailings and subject tracking for validation study and sub studies (E-PRESTO, Clearblue, semen testing); monitoring bio specimen collection and coordinating sample shipments
Organizing research meetings, drafting meeting minutes
Maintaining up-to-date IRB applications and study protocols; and drafting grant progress reports