Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position assists investigators on basic to semi-complex clinical research studies focused on evidence-based behavioral treatments for childhood obesity and eating disorders; may assist on for 1 to 3 research studies simultaneously.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists study staff in grant preparation and submission, manuscript preparation, submission of human studies/IRB paperwork, literature searches and summarization, and proofing grant and manuscript drafts, subject assessment, and simple data entry
Assists in the implementation of specific grants, including participant recruitment, data base development, organization and input, screening and assessment, and proofing scripts
Provides technical support for the study team personnel; Collects clinical data under clinical research protocols
Aids in professional correspondence related to specified research projects, as well as data entry, assist with manuscript preparation and dissemination of study findings via media outlets, and aid in preparing findings for professional conferences
Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein
Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of relevant experience
Knowledge in obesity and/or eating disorders is preferred.
Working knowledge of computer programs and systems, with communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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