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Research Assistant/Research Coordinator - VA Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)

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Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11312
Posted: April 10, 2017

Interested in helping to enhance the health and care of our United States Veterans? Looking for meaningful work in a collaborative environment that produces innovative and effective solutions to Veteran and national healthcare problems through multi-site cooperative research studies?

The Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC), a component of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Cooperative Studies Program (CSP), is hiring full-time research assistant and/or research coordinator positions.  Two full-time core staff positions will support research activities for all Center studies.

Key responsibilities for all positions include the following:

  • Provide daily operational/administrative support to meet research objectives
  • Assist with the development of study materials, IRB documentation, and standard operating procedures
  • Prepare and present reports and visual presentations to investigators, contractors, and consultants
  • Schedule and prepare for local and national meetings and assemble documents
  • Assist with maintaining and updating study databases


To apply, send a cover letter indicating the position(s) of interest, and a resume to  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled; however, materials received by April 17th, 2017 will be considered first.


Ideal candidates for all positions will have the following attributes:

  • Candidates must be US citizens
  • BA/BS or higher degree in a scientific research-related field
  • 1-4 years of experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research
  • 1-4 years of experience with research compliance and regulations
  • Strong organizational and analytic skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with MS SharePoint, Access, and Publisher desirable
  • Experience with Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) or other survey applications desirable

Salary will be based on the candidate’s experience and education. Salaries for these positions range from grades GS-5 through GS-9; see the Office of Personnel Management’s Seattle 2016 salary table at VA also offers a comprehensive benefits package; for an overview, please see

For more information about the Center’s research, please visit the ERIC website, For more information about CSP and the VA Office of Research and Development, see the CSP website,

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