Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Research Assistant, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Georgetown University Medical Center
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Research Assistant, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center
The Lombardi Comprehensive Care Center (LCCC), part of Georgetown University Medical Center, seeks to prevent, treat and cure cancers by linking scientific discovery, expert and compassionate patient care, quality education and partnership with the community guided by the principle of cura personalis, care for the whole person. Georgetown Lombardi is the research engine driving clinical cancer research at MedStar Health in the DC Metro area and northern New Jersey.
The Research Assistant supports proposed research tasks for research projects involving Chinese and White American populations - such as recruiting Chinese- and English-speaking participants from communities and clinics, conducting telephone interviews, and interacting with study staff on a regular basis; and assists collaborative researchers to deliver materials and related administrative work. Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Research Assistant has duties include but are not limited to:
Enrolls and consents eligible participants
Conducts study-related telephone interviewing or records qualitative interviews
Develops research materials and obtains IRB approvals
Creates and manages databases of research projects.
Performs assigned research work - such as transcribing and coding qualitative data, data entry, translation and editing, literature search and review, manuscript and grant preparation, IRB submission, and documentation of research work.
Conducts data analysis to generate reports.
Coordinates with research team members to achieve research tasks.
Assists in coordinating with laboratory staff to ensure biological data are safely delivered to the PI and are stored well.
Manages material packaging, mailing, and shipping.
Responds to collaborative research partners' questions and requests.
Attends all study-related meetings and project-related logistics.
Bachelor's degree with experience in social and behavioral research - Master's degree the social or behavioral sciences preferred.
Proficient use of computer (e.g., English and/or Chinese word process and data processors)
Preference for proficiency in both English and Chinese languages
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