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: Prior experience working on large-scale research studies. Prior experience managing people and projects. Prior experience working on and managing federally funded grants. Prior experience with questionnaire software (e.g., Redcap) and statistical packages (e.g., R).
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Prior experience working on large-scale research studies. Prior experience managing people and projects. Prior experience working on and managing federally funded grants. Prior experience with questionnaire software (e.g., Redcap) and statistical packages (e.g., R).
Required Skill/ability 5: Proficient at testing human participants. Comfort and ability to establish rapport with research participants. Demonstrated ability to be extremely comfortable working with people.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability working well independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a wide range of expertise and skill sets.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Associate 2
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability to multitask, manage time effectively, and document projects. Strong accuracy, reliability, and attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated general computing proficiency (Mac & Windows, Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator) and experience with basic computing packages such as Word and Excel.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to proactively and clearly communicate and interact with a multi-disciplinary team of investigators, staff, and trainees in a variety of settings (e.g., face-to-face, email, phone, video conference).
Master's Degree in a related discipline and two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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.