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Research Associate, Senior

  • Job ID: 56555009
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Daylight hours
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 64841 POP28 Thoracic Lung Transpla
  • Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $18.24 to $30.32 / hour

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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