Research Analyst

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

ID: 7066026
Posted: May 6, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
This individual will provide support for research projects and will gather, organize, and analyze data for use in studies, publications and other research related uses.

• Conduct literature reviews
• Collects and compiles data from a variety of sources
• Assist in maintaining IRB protocols and study databases
• Preparation of study materials for study visits
• Recruit and consent eligible study participants via phone calls and in-person recruiting
- Communicate and follow-up with research participants to help retain them in the studies and prevent study attrition.
- Supervise and mentor new and junior research staff
- Maintain clear and frequent communication with other team members and other labs
• Assist with implementation of studies (e.g., study visits, data collection)
• Data entry and verification
• Research-related administration (e.g., maintaining supplies, scheduling team meetings)
• May edit research papers, project reports, etc. prior to publication or presentation
• Work with research team in the design and preparation of new research projects
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related scientific field, or equivalency, plus two years of related experience. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. A valid Utah Driver’s License may be required in certain departments.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Prior experience or familiarity with research and study protocols
• Experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
Successful candidates will be independent self-starters; willing to learn research techniques; have excellent communication and organizational skills; work well with a team and be comfortable with computer databases.


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