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Job Information Research Associate - Human Subjects Research Company Information
Contact Name Sarah
Contact Email [email protected]
Since 17-09-1892
Job Information
Job Type Full-Time
Salary Range Per Month
Category Clinical Research
Sub Category
Shift Morning
Posted 17-09-2016
Minimum Education University
Degree Title Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience Less then 1 Year
Work Permit
Required Travel
Job Status
Job Status Sourcing
Start Publishing 17-09-2016
No of Jobs 1
Stop Publishing 13-09-2019

We are seeking an individual to join our lab which focuses on epidemiologic research related to prenatal and early life experiences and child development. This position will involve direct research participant interaction with parents, and young children, both in person and over the phone. Specific duties will be determined based on the skills, experience, and interests of the successful candidate. Possible duties may include: assembling and sending recruitment materials and paper surveys; participant recruitment both face-to-face and over the phone; describing the study to families and guiding them through the informed consent process; collecting data online, over the phone, and in person at Nationwide Children's Hospital and/or in participants' homes; organizing completed surveys and entering data into a computer database; maintaining participant files and tracking progress throughout study participation; making recommendations about refinement and/or replacement of study procedures. The Research Assistant/Associate may perform miscellaneous related duties as required. Some evening and weekend hours will be required to accommodate data collection efforts. Research participants generally include children (aged 1-5) and their families. Prior experience working with children is valued. Experience with recruitment and data collection is also very welcome.

Percent Of Time Spent On

  • 56% Study operations, data collection
  • 10% Interpreting results of data analyses with PI
  • 25% Miscellaneous paperwork associated with research
  • 05% Ordering supplies
  • 02% Preparation of budget
  • 02% Instructing other personnel

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • 100% Kneeling / reaching
  • 100% Finger dexterity
  • 100% Talking / hearing / seeing
  • 33% Lifting / carrying weight 0-30 pounds for 10-15 minutes
  • Pressure in this position will vary depending on the workload. The workload will be heavy but manageable most of the time. Pressure may arise in the face of deadlines.

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.

It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, nutrition, human development, epidemiology, research methods, clinical research or related field and prior experience in a research setting (Research Assistant); or Master's Degree in related field with at least two years research experience (Research Associate).

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with databases such as Microsoft Access and REDCap.
  • Prior training or experience administering standardized psychological tests and behavioral assessments

    Preferred Skills


  • Demonstrated independence and responsibility.
  • Interest in working with parents and young children.
  • Is goal-oriented, self-directive, collaborative; demonstrates initiative, motivation, attention to detail and creativity. Is a self-starter.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Able to actively participate as a team player.
  • Ability to handle confidential data appropriately.

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