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Project Assistant

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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    112895333


Dartmouth College



Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Project Assistant

Department
Epidemiology

Position Number
1126981

Position Purpose

To support The Department of Epidemiology at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in achieving its mission to conduct rigorously constructed hypothesis-driven clinical trials and population-based research and apply state-of-the-art and novel methods and technologies to advance the field of epidemiology and impact human health and disease. In collaboration with project leaders, the Research Assistant will implement a range of project activities for a large National Institute of Health (NIH) reproductive health study.



SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Department of Epidemiology

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.



Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Research Support
• Collaborates with the project leadership to support the design and implementation of research project(s).
• Contributes to development of project materials, such as grant-related reports and academic manuscripts.
• Assists in writing grant proposals and associated funding reports.
• Conducts literature reviews under the direction of the Principal Investigator and/or Research Director in support of study related topics.
• Assists with publication record management.

Data Analysis
• Assists in development of research instruments, such as survey questionnaires and interview guides.
• Assists in development of study participant, mailing, and visit tracking processes.
• May provide data management support, such as cleaning and validation of primary data collection.
• May assist with analysis and presentation of qualitative and/or quantitative data to present findings to the principal investigator and/or external partners.

Project Support
• Assists in organizing conferences, presentations, and ECHO -related events.
• Develops content and updates for the NHBCS / ECHO at Dartmouth and Epidemiology website.
• Facilitates team meetings and conference calls, including agenda setting and taking minutes.
• Effectively communicates with project partners and research staff in support of grant-related work.
• Maintains and tracks project timelines to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.
• Assists in ensuring collaboration between the NHBCS ECHO Cohort and project partners to implement project activities.
• Assists with drafting study documents, including protocols, questionnaires and other materials. Solicits review of developed materials by study investigator and research director.
• Coordinates periodic review and update of protocols and assists in preparation of materials for IRB requests and renewals.
• Maintains accurate and efficient tracking system for study documents approved by IRB and assures protocol materials are update to date and distributed appropriately.

— Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

Skills and Knowledge:
• Public health or women and infant health background.
• Ability to work directly with Epidemiology faculty and project-specific stakeholders.
• Familiarity with basic research methods and data analysis (quantitative or qualitative).
• Proven ability to apply critical thinking and sound judgment to address open-ended problems.
• Superior verbal communication and writing skills, and comfort with public speaking.
• Proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
• Ability to implement research and data collection protocols.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently and take initiative, balance competing demands, schedule and plan efficiently and effectively to coordinate with participating clinic staff, meet participant recruitment goals and coordinate with other study personnel.
• Ability to work well as a team member and to exercise discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy.

-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.

PI112895333

<br/><br/><b>Dartmouth College</b><br/><br/><br/><br/>Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.<br/><br/><b>Position Information</b><br/><br/><b>Position Title</b><br/>Project Assistant<br/><br/><b>Department</b><br/>Epidemiology<br/><br/><b>Position Number</b><br/>1126981<br/><br/><b>Position Purpose</b><br/><p>To support The Department of Epidemiology at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in achieving its mission to conduct rigorously constructed hypothesis-driven clinical trials and population-based research and apply state-of-the-art and novel methods and technologies to advance the field of epidemiology and impact human health and disease. In collaboration with project leaders, the Research Assistant will implement a range of project activities for a large National Institute of Health (NIH) reproductive health study.</p><br/><br/><b>SEIU Level</b><br/>Not an SEIU Position<br/><br/><b>FLSA</b><br/>Non-Exempt<br/><br/><b>Employment Category</b><br/>Regular Full Time<br/><br/><b>Department Contact for Cover Letter</b><br/>Department of Epidemiology<br/><br/><b>Special Instructions to Applicants</b><br/><p>This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.</p> <p>Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.</p><br/><br/><b>Key Accountabilities</b><br/><p></p> <tr> <th>Key Accountabilities</th> <td><p>Research Support<br> Collaborates with the project leadership to support the design and implementation of research project(s).<br> Contributes to development of project materials, such as grant-related reports and academic manuscripts.<br> Assists in writing grant proposals and associated funding reports. <br> Conducts literature reviews under the direction of the Principal Investigator and/or Research Director in support of study related topics. <br> Assists with publication record management.</p> <p>Data Analysis<br> Assists in development of research instruments, such as survey questionnaires and interview guides.<br> Assists in development of study participant, mailing, and visit tracking processes.<br> May provide data management support, such as cleaning and validation of primary data collection.<br> May assist with analysis and presentation of qualitative and/or quantitative data to present findings to the principal investigator and/or external partners.</p> <p>Project Support <br> Assists in organizing conferences, presentations, and ECHO -related events. <br> Develops content and updates for the NHBCS / ECHO at Dartmouth and Epidemiology website.<br> Facilitates team meetings and conference calls, including agenda setting and taking minutes.<br> Effectively communicates with project partners and research staff in support of grant-related work.<br> Maintains and tracks project timelines to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.<br> Assists in ensuring collaboration between the NHBCS ECHO Cohort and project partners to implement project activities. <br> Assists with drafting study documents, including protocols, questionnaires and other materials. Solicits review of developed materials by study investigator and research director.<br> Coordinates periodic review and update of protocols and assists in preparation of materials for IRB requests and renewals.<br> Maintains accurate and efficient tracking system for study documents approved by IRB and assures protocol materials are update to date and distributed appropriately.</p> <p> Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.</p> <p>Skills and Knowledge: <br> Public health or women and infant health background.<br> Ability to work directly with Epidemiology faculty and project-specific stakeholders.<br> Familiarity with basic research methods and data analysis (quantitative or qualitative).<br> Proven ability to apply critical thinking and sound judgment to address open-ended problems.<br> Superior verbal communication and writing skills, and comfort with public speaking.<br> Proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities.<br> Ability to implement research and data collection protocols.<br> Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently and take initiative, balance competing demands, schedule and plan efficiently and effectively to coordinate with participating clinic staff, meet participant recruitment goals and coordinate with other study personnel.<br> Ability to work well as a team member and to exercise discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy.</p></td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.</td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Performs other duties as assigned.</td> </tr> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/X7Mb82cXDx2VTlR4u5PZ4"> <p>PI112895333</p>
Posted: 2019-08-17 Expires: 2019-09-18

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