The Research Associate II will provide high level support in a multidisciplinary team environment in the School of Medicine and West Haven VA Medical Center. This individual will coordinate the design, implementation and evaluation of four NIH-funded projects designed to improve access to addiction treatment among HIV-infected patients, including the STEP Trial and the WHAT-IF Trial. The Research Associate II will participate in many aspects of the coordination, research design, implementation, and reporting of results for both of these projects. They will coordinate and lead meetings designed to improve the implementation of addiction treatment in HIV clinical settings. This team member will participate in clinical trials, mixed methods research and implementation science. The successful candidate will also equally participate in the Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System and will be responsible for electronic communications, patient newsletters, and media interface, including statistical analyses of usage. This includes consortium website, assisting with app development, social media outreach, and modifications for all mentioned projects. They will ensure compliance is met and communicate information/data in written and verbal form to colleagues, sponsors, senior management, and government officials, including the development of reports for various constituencies. Responsible for archiving numerous manuscripts and publications from domestic and international investigators. Lastly, they will serve as a project coordinator, steering the project to ensure goals and deliverables are met on time with high customer satisfaction.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
University Job Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability as a Project Coordination. Ability to track deliverables, seek out opportunities to improve efficiency, develop & implement timelines and drive completion of deliverables via facilitation of teamwork.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to develop abstracts, posters, and manuscript for professional meetings and publication. Prepare reports to summarize results of data analysis, interpret findings and provide conclusions and recommendations.
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to produce high quality work product with minimal supervision. Must demonstrate excellent organizational ability, attention to detail, efficiency, and critical thinking.
Required Skill/ability 4: Proficient in Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint, EndNote, OnCore and/or REDCap. Ability to collect quantitative data from a variety of sources, perform data entry and cleaning.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to oversee and perform all aspects of IRB process, Certificates of Confidentiality, Best Practices in Clinical Research, Data Safety and Monitoring Board preparation, subject recruitment, protocol and grant preparation.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: 1. Master's Degree in public health or a research related field and two years of related work experience. 2. Ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision and be receptive to direction. 3. Experience monitoring randomized clinical trials. 4. Knowledge of SDL Tridion for website management.
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Master's Degree in a related discipline and two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.