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.
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to communicate effectively.
Required Skill/ability 2: Minimum of 5 years' experience administering structured interviews for research data collection, preferably telephone administration. Motivation to obtain high follow-up interview success rate with accountability to perform work independently during non-standard hours, including weekends and evenings.
Required Skill/ability 3: Experience working with older adult patient population (>= 65 years).
Required Skill/ability 4: Familiarity with medical terminology for a hospitalized patient population (e.g. medical conditions, procedures, and medications).
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent computer skills with experience using REDCap. Strong attention to detail when dealing with large amounts of data and cross referencing.
Preferred Education: At least two years of experience in patient-oriented research with older adults.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
University Job Title: Research Associate 2 HSS
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: At least two years of experience in patient-oriented research with older adults.
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.