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Research Associate

  • Job ID: 955483959
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • 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:
This position will support Cardiac/Perioperative clinical research trials within the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine.  Assist in the execution of research protocols and services.

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 Degree in science, biology, or related research field or current enrollment in a related bachelor degree program with direct experience in a research environment required
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages required
  • Prior related work experience in a research setting preferred
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred


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