Research Assistant II
Company: University of Rhode Island
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Posting Number SF01195
Job Title Research Assistant II
Position Number 109430
Position Type Professional Staff
Union PTAA - Professional/Tech/Admin Assoc
Pay Grade Level 3
Pay Grade Range $31,756 - $45,644
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Limited
Department Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sc
Contact(s)Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly
online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded Yes
Extension Contingency NotesThis is a full time calendar year
position limited to 12/1/2022 with anticipated renewal.
Job Description SummaryBASIC FUNCTION:Under general supervision,
support the clinical research mission of the Alzheimer's biomarker
laboratory and HCV diagnostics laboratory by conducting specific
research protocols, including data management and assisting with
experiments including data collection, preparation, and cleanup.
Research involves interaction with human subjects. This position
will be split 50% with the Alzheimer's Biomarker Lab and 50% with
the HCV Diagnostics Clinical Study.
Duties and ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide support for data collection and analysis
for specific research protocols as assigned by both Principal
Investigators.Assist in data management and analysis of data for
assigned projects in Alzheimer's Biomarker Lab for a multi-site
observational study of retinal biomarkers in Alzheimer's
disease.Assist in preparation of project protocols and intervention
and assessment materials for both labs.Conduct research protocols
in conjunction with PI of HCV Diagnostics Study. Recruit and enroll
eligible participants at a Providence methadone maintenance
program; assist participants through the study process.Maintain
documentation of data collection and assist with data management
and data entry into a computer database. Collect research data by
accurately completing all visit forms and documenting activities as
directed. Maintain accurate and up to date study records ensuring
and respecting confidentiality.Schedule appointments and maintain
calendar.Maintain and complete all paperwork, forms, and logs
associated with study protocols. Draft meeting minutes. Assist in
maintaining office procedures.Maintain project and clinic policies
regarding confidentiality.Attend regularly scheduled supervision,
team meetings, conference calls and program meetings as required by
PIs.Work collaboratively with staff in both the Alzheimer's
Biomarker Lab and the HCV Diagnostics Study.Maintain quality
assurance, safety, environmental and infection control in
accordance with established hospital, University and department
policies, procedures, and objectives.OTHER DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES:Perform other duties as required.LICENSES, TOOLS
AND EQUIPMENT:Personal computers, printers; word processing,
database and spreadsheet software; RedCap database management. Must
provide own transportation.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY
ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Minimum of two years' experience in clinical research.
3. Demonstrated strong verbal and interpersonal communication
4. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
5. Demonstrated time management and organization skills.
6. Demonstrated problem solving skills.
7. Demonstrated ability to protect confidential health
8. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse
9. Must provide own transportation.
Environmental ConditionsThe HCV Diagnostics Study is conducted in a
patient care environment with potential exposure to infectious
disease. COVID-19 vaccination is required. The Alzheimer's
Biomarker Laboratory will be based on URI, Kingston Campus.
Posting Date 12/13/2021
Closing Date 01/15/2022
Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease attach the following 3
(PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.
(#3) "Other Document-References" - the names and contact
information of three professional references (pdf doc).
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/9113
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Other Document - ReferencesOptional Documents
Keywords: University of Rhode Island, Warwick , Research Assistant II, Other , Kingston, Rhode Island
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