Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Assistant (RA) will support a smoking cessation clinical trial for people with HIV. Â Brown-based activities involve recruitment, screening of participants by phone, scheduling in-person and online appointments, participant tracking and retention, data collection, monitoring online and paper surveys, managing datafiles, and managing participant payments. The RA is expected to maintain variable directories and other project documentation, conduct library research as needed, and assemble materials for IRB modifications and progress reports.
Education and Experience
Required: BA or BS in psychology, public health or related field with 1-2 yearsâ™ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required: Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience working with HIV+ populations strongly preferred
Experience working in a clinical setting or with a clinical population preferred.
Coursework in research design and experience with research is preferred
Experience in programming online surveys (e.g., Qualtrics software) is preferred
Experience managing databases is preferred
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong ability to communicate clearly with a diverse group of research participants
Ability to multitask and prioritize effort to meet project goals
Openness to and interest in learning new skills
Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community
Knowledge of experimental research methodology necessary; knowledge of clinical research procedures and APA formatting preferred.
Ability to work independently is required.
Flexibility in work schedule is required.
Knowledge of computer applications, including Endnote, SPSS, Filemaker preferred.Â
Must have own transportation to Brown School of Public Health (no travel required to fulfill the duties of this position). All duties will take place at 121 South Main Street.
This is a part-time, 18.75 hour per week, fixed-term research position with an end date of 5/31/22. Extension of end date will be dependent on available funding.
Background and education check required.
For a similar opportunity, please see REQ171115.
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Job Posting Title:
Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies
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Internal Number: REQ171116
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