University of Washington School of Public Health
Research Coordinator - Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health
Closing Date: open until filled
Posted: October 30, 2017
This post may be used to fill multiple vacancies.
This position applies scientific knowledge to coordinate significant research projects within the Partnerships for Native Health program at the Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH). Exercises considerable day-to-day independence to develop and implement study protocols, materials, and procedures.
The incumbent will manage all phases of research studies, working from grant applications to design approaches and methodologies to achieve specific aims and to design specific phases of research projects. The incumbent will write Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications and be responsible for compliance throughout the study. The incumbent will also execute all study procedures (and direct others in the execution of study procedures), including conducting participant study visits, designing and overseeing data collection, conducting analyses, and preparing reports for publication. The incumbent will seek consultation from project Principal Investigator (PI) and senior staff, but will generally be expected to utilize substantial research experience to exercise independent judgement in day-to-day decision making and project oversight.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline and three (3) years of progressively responsible related professional research experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master’s degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline may be substituted for up to one year of the required work experience.
Additional Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in biology, health sciences, public health or related discipline. Demonstrated experience using proactive problem solving skills, working independently, and taking appropriate autonomous initiative to carry out study related functions. Demonstrated experience utilizing outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, as well as, outstanding organizational skills. Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products. Demonstrated experience developing, managing, or maintaining research databases using Access. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on occasion to meet the needs of the project, including scheduling participant visits and contacts, as well as meeting project deadlines. Possession of, or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Public Health or related field. Experience working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native Communities. Experience working in a health research setting. Experience using Microsoft SharePoint for collaboration.
Position is open until filled. First review of applications is November 13, 2017. Salary DOQ. For a complete position description and to apply visit www.wsujobs.com. WSU Spokane is a tobacco free campus. WSU is an EO/AA/ADA employer and educator.