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Research Project Assistant - Department of Dermatology

  • Job ID: 035128850
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Mon - Wed, 8:00am - 2:00pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 60799 POP07 Research Staff
  • Location: 3601 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.39 to $27.61 / hour

Description

Purpose:
University of Pittsburgh Physicians is currently hiring a Research Project Assistant to support the Department of Dermatology Clinical Trials office. This is a regular, part-time position with shifts ranging Monday - Wednesday from 8:00am - 2:00pm. 

Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s). Share responsibility of managing the day to day activities for the research project. Handle project specific tasks as needed.

Responsibilities:
  • Share responsibility of managing the day to day activities for the research project.
  • Assist the project coordinator with participant payments as needed.
  • Assist the project coordinator in coordinating flow of participants through the project, including screening, tracking contacts and attendance, and maintaining current information on how to contact participants, etc.
  • Handle all special projects for research protocol(s).
  • Collaborate in all recruitment activities of research subjects.
  • Handle both administrative and research job duties as needed for research protocol(s).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in psychology, neuroscience, sociology or related research field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a research project and/or related clinical setting is required.
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.
  • Prior supervisory and/or project management experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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