Health Sciences Research Assistant/Specialist/Coordinator
Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)
About the organization
Are you interested in helping to improve the health and care of our United States Veterans through meaningful work in a collaborative environment? The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) is a nationally renowned program that produces innovative solutions to Veteran and national healthcare problems through multi-site research studies.
The Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC) is hiring a full-time Research Assistant/Specialist/Coordinator. The Research Assistant/Specialist/Coordinator will support the Service and Health Among Deployed Veterans Study (SHADE Study, CSP #595), a multi-site observational study. The aim of the study is to characterize the impact of deployment-related pollution exposures during Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND) on current respiratory health.
Assist with development and maintenance of study databases, including data entry and data management
Assist with development and implementation of standard operating procedures and study materials
Assist with preparation and tracking of IRB submissions and other regulatory documents
Serve as liaison with investigators, site personnel, consultants, and contractors
Monitor subject recruitment and data collection activities and prepare reports and presentations
Conduct quality assurance/quality control procedures, including consent form audits and data reconciliation
Track progress and productivity of studies and projects
Coordinate and facilitate local and national meetings and trainings
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
Programming experience in Microsoft Access or other database management system preferred
Contact email: [email protected]
Candidates must be U.S. citizens. Education and experience will be evaluated by Human Resources to determine if the top candidate meets the criteria for the targeted GS-05 through GS-09 range. The General Schedule (GS) salary table for Seattle can be found on the Office of Personnel Management website at opm.gov.
Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and will be reviewed in the order they are received. 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.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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