RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Conduct literature reviews

  • Collect and analyze data

  • Prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations

  • Prepare interview questions

  • Recruit and/or interview subjects

  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary

  • Summarize interviews

  • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor

  • Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project

  • Manage and respond to project related email

  • Prepare, maintain and update website materials

  • Supervise undergraduate students working on the research project (maintaining records on assignment completion, acting as liaison/mediator between the undergraduate students and the faculty researcher)

  • Attend project meetings

  • Attend area seminars and other meetings as necessary

  • Summarize project results

  • Prepare progress reports

  • Prepare other articles, reports and presentations

  • Monitor the project budget

  • Travel to field sites to collect and record data and/or samples as appropriate to the specific objectives of the study

  • As appropriate to the specified position, code and verify data in accordance with specified research protocol and coding procedures and enter data into a computer database and/or spreadsheet application for subsequent analysis

  • Develop or assist in the development of interview schedules; contact potential subjects to introduce and explain study objectives and protocol and to arrange interviews, either in person or by telephone

  • Identify and compile lists of potential research subjects in accordance with study objectives and parameters, as appropriate to the individual position

  • Conduct and record face-to-face and/or telephone interviews with subjects, in accordance with predetermined interview protocol, data collection procedures and documentation standards

  • Review and edit data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information; follow up with subjects to resolve problems or clarify data collected

  • May set up, calibrate and maintain laboratory and/or field research equipment, as specified by the requirements of the study

  • May lead or guide the work of student employees

  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

  • Prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management

  • Write and contribute to publications

  • Develop research protocols

  • Track progress over time

  • Assist with preparation of all educational and training workshops and evaluation strategies

  • Engage clinical and community partners in research

  • Market training and technical assistance resources to clinical partners and academic investigators

  • Develop assessment and evaluation tools

    QUALIFICATION:

DEGREE,HND,DIPLOMA AND ANY OTHER PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE