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Research Associate

  • Job ID: 777530707
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Various shifts
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Administration
  • Location: 532 South Aiken Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.65 to $24.56 / hour

Description

Purpose:
UPMC is hiring research associate with education in science field. Assist in the execution of research protocols and services.  Depending on the needs of the studies the hours will vary.  Great clinical research experience!  

Responsibilities:

  • Contact and schedule potential participants from a designated pool of individuals who have agreed to be contacted for research studies.
  • Conduct subject searches to locate subjects who are unable to be contacted.
  • Explain research protocol and obtain informed consent from participants.
  • Conduct on-line and/or library searches as needed by the PI as necessary.
  • Perform phone interviews for research project protocol(s) as needed.
  • Maintain and update subject information database.
  • Conduct interviews with research participants under supervision as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, counseling, sociology or related research field or current enrollment in a related bachelor's degree program with direct experience in a research environment required.
  • Preferred Science education (biology, chemistry, premed)
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages required
  • Prior related work experience in a research setting preferred
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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