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 Preferred. Veterans' Health Administration (VA) experience, research and clinical background. Experience in Oncology research and tumor registry. Open to learning new computer programs and data systems.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's Degree Preferred. Veterans' Health Administration (VA) experience, research and clinical background. Experience in Oncology research and tumor registry. Open to learning new computer programs and data systems.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to routinely travel in Connecticut. Willing to travel a portion of the time depending on the needs of the program. May be stationed at different facilities on a given day or required to travel to different facilities on a given day. Requires a Without Compensation (WOC) appointment at the VA.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent critical and strategic thinking skills. Extremely detail-oriented. Highly self motivated, independent, consistent, and reliable. Ability to coordinate multiple activities among multiple studies. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to build strong collaborative relationships with physicians, staff, hospital administrators, and study investigators.
Required Skill/ability 2: Knowledge of medical terminology and medical abstraction. Ability to interpret a variety of Histology reports. Knowledge of human subject regulations.
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.