Research Associate III

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ

ID: 7065625
Posted: April 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Associate III to provide support and direction for research initiatives for the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research (IFH).

Under the direction of the director of IFH, the Research Associate III will assist in developing and supporting research operations. The Research Associate III will assist in several community studies that will focus on aging populations and the intersection of culture, resilience and health outcomes to advance the state-of-the-art sciences. The Research Associate III will be integral to the conduct of the research and the analyses and interpretation of the findings. They will contribute to writing publishable papers and the submission of grant proposals. Participation in long range planning related to research program milestones, deliverables, dissemination, and sustainability.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

As directed, performs various research operations relative to ongoing investigatory activities of our research team; may assist in conducting specialized research for a particular phase of a project.
Participates in the development of performance standards, selection of methodology and instrumentation and coordination of the analytical, operational, data collection, and instrumentation functions with the research areas to ensure conformance with the goals and objectives of the department.
Under supervision, assists in the conducting of a continuous program of research and development regarding the analytical and instrumentation functions of the research team.
Participates in the evaluation of the existing procedures, suggesting revisions where necessary and proposing new procedures where required.
As required, assists in the implementation of the programs and projects in special areas of interest to the department.
Drafts and submits funding proposals and grant requests for sponsorships and other projects, including use of online grant systems.
Prepares background materials, briefings and monitors global health activities of external stakeholders. Develops agendas, materials and presentations (PowerPoint, etc.).


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