1. Carries out research within the scope of the established study protocol. Adheres to all human subjects regulations as defined by Yale University and the federal government that pertain to research studies. 2. Develops criteria for admission of study subjects based on goals and objectives of project. 3. Determines potential sources of funding and prospective partnerships. 4. Evaluates feasibility of accepting potential projects through analysis of staffing needs, resource requirements, financial costs, and current planned capacity of group. Negotiates contracts and/or changes with funder. 5. Develops original HIC/IRB submissions. Based on knowledge of science and research goals, collaborates with PIs on major revisions and contributes to scientific protocols. Plans and implements changes. 6. Develops forms, questionnaires and the application of research techniques; writes procedures manuals for data collection and coding. 7. Responsible for the documentation and transmission of study data. Ensures that report forms are accurately documented and completed in a timely manner at each site location. 8. Works independently to develop manage and organize multi site studies. Serves as primary coordinator between University, non-Yale collaborators, pharmaceutical companies, HIC, IRB and funding sources. 9. Performs descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses of data, using computer software. 10. Designs and implements quality control measures to ensure accurate collection and processing of data. 11. Contributes in-depth, original thought and relevance to written reports and to the writing of abstracts and manuscripts.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in a related discipline (Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Education, or Research Statistics).
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's Degree in a related discipline (Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Education, or Research Statistics).
Required Skill/ability 5: Computer proficiency including working familiarity with word processing and statistical programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, SPSS/SAS/R, ACASI, and REDCap. Comfort entering data electronically. Ability and desire to learn new computer programs.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Highly organized, detail-oriented with the ability to function under deadline pressure. Highly attentive to follow through on logistical, scheduling, and communications with both Yale staff and collaborators.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Project Coordinator
Required Skill/ability 1: Reliable and ability to produce accurate work, possesses the ability to work independently, effectively and efficiently under pressure, and to multi-task, juggling competing research demands with limited supervision.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to maintain integrity in working with confidential information. Ability coordinating research studies and field operations for epidemiological research. Ability writing, drafting, and editing manuscripts for publication to scientific journals. Ability to design and conduct presentations.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for dealing with internal and external contacts.
Master's Degree in a related discipline and two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 57205BR
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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.