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Research Associate (Full-time)

  • Job ID: 178412504
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday-Friday Daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 64599 POP25 Research Staff
  • Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.20 to $25.42 / hour

Description

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a full-time, Research Associate! This position will commute between the Shadyside and Presbyterian campuses (with the possibility of being hybrid)

The ideal candidate will have basic science knowledge such as Anatomy and Physiology and Biology.

The Research Associate will work with the clinical research staff to facilitate clinical trial data and entry, as well as other functions such as site initiations, monitoring visits, simple consenting, case report form and study checklist creation. The Research Associate will also be responsible for data entry in the computer, assisting research monitors during monitoring visits, and resolving research queries

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

  • Bachelors 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.
  • 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

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