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: Experience conducting and supporting all phases of research in a clinical environment with populations experiencing substance abuse.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience conducting and supporting all phases of research in a clinical environment with populations experiencing substance abuse.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven ability to effectively, efficiently and independently work under pressure, and to set priorities among multiple competing tasks. Excellent oral/written communication and leadership skills.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated facility and experience with Microsoft Office. Experience with a statistical analysis software, such as SPSS, and experience using an IPAD as an electronic data collection tool. Ability to work with Endnote and Adobe software.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
University Job Title: Research Associate 2-HSS
Required Skill/ability 1: Proven experience conducting and supporting all phases of research in a clinical environment including data management and analyses.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated self-motivation, independence, consistency and reliability, including excellent attendance and punctuality. Proven ability to be extremely organized, detailed orientated and a strong communicator.
Master's Degree in a related discipline and two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 60662BR
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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.