The duties of the Research Associate are in support of the mission, goals, and objectives of OHSU and the Institute on Development and Disability (IDD) and department of Pediatrics. This position is based on the procurement and management of external funds through grants and contracts, and collaboration with other faculty members outside of or within OHSU. The Research Associate is the Project Manager for multiple federally-funded research grants. The grants investigate augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for people with communication disorders in the lab of Dr. Melanie Fried-Oken, PI.
Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
FTE: 0.75 to 1.0 FTE, Full-time
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)
Job Type: Research
Functions/Duties of Position
The position supports the Principal Investigator in research administration, scholarship, grant writing, research design, and dissemination of research findings. The position requires the ability to work independently or with minimal supervision.
Key responsibilities include:
Participate in development of project goals and direction
Manage day-to-day research activities
Responsible for training incoming staff
Design and monitor grant work plans and project timelines
Maintain regulatory compliance (IRB, eCRIS)
Participant in reporting to federal government (NIH, Dept of Ed, DHHS)Maintain frequent communication with study partners internally and externally
Act as data repository guardian
Subject (participant) management:
Recruit potential study participants
Consent study participants
Manage participant study visit schedule
Complete study visits and data collection
Participate in team grant writing process
Oversee compilation of grant materials following strict funder guidelines
Work with University grants and contracts offices to submit grants
Work with research team to write articles for peer-reviewed journals
Develop abstracts, posters, and presentations
Submit scholarly materials to appropriate venues
Master's degree in public health or related field; coursework in qualitative research design and statistics and at least 3 years of experience working with children or adults with developmental or acquired disabilities; experience collecting data; grant writing and management for progress reporting.
Bachelor's degree in public health or related filed and 5 years of experience working with children or adults with developmental or acquired disabilities; experience collecting data; grant writing and management for progress reporting.
2 years on a research team related to disabilities
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How To Apply
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and Resume or CV.
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