Health Sciences Research Assistant/Specialist, EPIC3 Study

The VA CSP Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC

About the organization

The VA CSP Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC) is hiring a full-time Research Assistant/Specialist. The Research Assistant/Specialist will support a multi-site observational study titled, CSP #2028: Epidemiology, Immunology, and Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19 (EPIC3) within the Veterans Health Administration.


Key duties include the following:

 Maintain standard operating procedures, databases, research records, and study materials
 Serve as liaison with investigators, site personnel, consultants, and contractors
 Ensure compliance with study protocol, including informed consent, safety, and data security requirements
 Work closely with the EPIC3 coordinating team and study sites to ensure effective collaboration and maintain
accurate data capture
 Monitor subject recruitment and data collection activities at sites and take corrective action when required
 Track study progress at sites, identify deficiencies, and recommend solutions
 Track inventory and distribution of study supplies to sites
 Prepare reports, presentations, and data summaries


 BA/BS or higher degree in a scientific- or health-related field required
 1-4 years of work experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research required
o If BA/BS, 1-4 years of research-related experience required
o If higher degree, 1-2 years of research-related experience preferred
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with a diverse group of
researchers and staff
 Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
 Solid problem-solving and critical thinking skills
 Excellent time management skills
 Ability to adapt to changing priorities and timelines
 Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
 Experience with Access, SharePoint, and REDCap preferred

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received without a cover letter will not be considered.

Diversity enriches research and promotes the best healthcare. We are committed to building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive environment for our Center. We encourage individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment, as well as individuals from all backgrounds that are underrepresented in research, to apply.

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