University Job Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Bargaining Unit: L34 - Local 34 (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Fixed
If Fixed Duration, Period: 1 year from date of hire
If Fixed Duration, is continuation possible? Yes
Other Fixed Duration Date: 01-Nov-2019
Compensation Grade: Labor Grade C
Work Location: Medical School Campus
Worksite Address: 300 George Street New Haven, CT 06511
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Research Res Support
Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5
The Research Assistant will support a research study by screening and recruiting subjects for studies, conducting structured interviews and collecting specific data in a variety of environments according to specified sources and protocols, and assisting with regulatory aspects of running a clinical research study.
- Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments.
- Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports.
- Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities.
- Recruits study participants and ensures that subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures.
- Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support staff.
- Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Required Education and Experience
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated ability in infectious disease research specifically related to HIV disease.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Experience performing clinical interviews and data management.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Demonstrated ability to draft, edit, and submit written articles and conference presentations.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Experience with neurological clinical research studies involving procedures including lumbar puncture.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
Experience with international research and demonstrated ability to work with international teams working with sensitive populations including people with substance use disorders.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Experience working with HIV patients and HIV Medication Treatment protocols.
Drug Screen: No
Health Screening: No
Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
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