Research Associate, Senior

in Pittsburgh, PA

Research Associate, Senior Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    56555009

  • Req #

    4373087

  • Organization

    University of Pittsburgh Physicians

  • Department

    64841 POP28 Thoracic Lung Transpla

  • Job Category

    Research

  • Job Location

    200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, US

  • Job Type

    Full-Time - Regular

  • Schedule

    Daylight hours

  • Shift

    Day Job

  • Salary

    17.62 - 29.28 / HOUR

  • Remote

    No

Description

Purpose:

Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s). Mentor, train and assist with supervising junior research staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct preliminary statistical snalysis of project data and provide progress reports to the Principal Investigator as needed.
  • Responsible for independently overseeing and conducting phone screens, interviews, evaluations, assessments and/or tests with research participants.
  • Mentor, train and assist with supervising junior research staff as needed.
  • Responsible for the submission of regular reports detailing the progress of the research.
  • Discuss outcomes and participate in research and/or clinical decision making process.
  • Screen referrals.
  • Initiate research participant recruitment efforts and share responsibility of overseeing accurate data collection.
  • Assist with IRB and grant submissions as needed.
  • Assist with preparation of scientific articles as needed.

Qualifications

Master's Degree in psychology, neuroscience, counseling, sociology or related research field and 1 year of work experience in a research project and/or related clinical setting OR Bachelor's Degree in psychology, neuroscience, counseling, sociology or related research field and 3 years of work experience in a research project and/or related clinical setting.

Familiarity with computers and common software packages required
Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Act 34
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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