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: Proficiency in SAS, SPSS, R, Stata, Atlas.ti or NVivo preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Proficiency in SAS, SPSS, R, Stata, Atlas.ti or NVivo preferred.
Required Skill/ability 5: Well-developed writing skills, including the ability to write public materials and reports for various constituencies. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment. Flexibility and ability to work as a team player. Ability to problem solve and work independently with little supervision on multiple tasks and projects.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Associate
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders across professional, geographic, and cultural boundaries.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to effectively present and work with a wide variety of stakeholders.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability in qualitative and/or mixed-methods research methodology, implementation science preferred. Demonstrated research administration experience. Willingness to travel on a regular basis to program sites and for professional meetings.
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.