Job Description

Job Title: Research Specialist
Job ID: 699792
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Marcus
Location: 100 North Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
This position will support research in pregnant and postpartum health, including treatment for weight gain, mood, and stress in pregnant and postpartum women.


Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s). Collect and gather research data for research project.

 

This position is 100% grant funded.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with senior research personnel regarding recruitment, data collection, outcomes of interviews, reports according to the needs of the study.
  • Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s) including recruitment, scheduling appointments, obtaining written consent forms, collecting data by conducting phone or face to face interviews for research project(s).

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree required, preferably in psychology, neuroscience, sociology or related research field.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience in a research project and/or related clinical setting is required.
  • Familiarity with comptuers and common software packages required. Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management- CCM training is required within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $15.13 to $23.82

Union Position: No

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