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Research Assistant II

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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    118380276


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
Research Assistant II

Department
CTBH

Position Number
1127117

Position Purpose

The Research Assistant (RA) will play a key role in a research project examining the effectiveness of web-based behavioral interventions for young adults with type 1 diabetes. More specifically, the RA will be responsible for assisting with participant recruitment, data collection, and completion of participant follow-up assessments.

The project is funded by the National Institute on Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). This project specifically seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of incentives and web health coaching when paired with a health behavior goal setting app. In addition, this study will use an innovative digital national recruitment strategy. This study involves an international collaboration with Swiss colleagues. The RA will be part of the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH) at Dartmouth College, and will work under the direct supervision of the Project Director, Dr. Catherine Stanger.

The RA will be responsible for tracking online recruitment and conducting phone screens and verbal consent. They will conduct standardized assessments with study participants at baseline and follow-up, including arranging for HbA1c testing via the mail. Additionally, the RA will serve as a web health coach. The RA will work in the Dartmouth College CTBH offices in Lebanon, NH.

Note: Continuing employment is based on availability of grant funds.



SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Dr. Cathy Stanger

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 Responsibilities (75%)

  • Participant Recruitment: Works with the Research Coordinator/Postdoctoral Fellow to recruit and screen patients for study eligibility, completing necessary questionnaires, assessments, and paperwork.
  • Participant Consent: Thoroughly explains the study, reviews all study materials with participants, and obtains informed verbal consent.
  • Research Visits: Conducts web based research interviews and web health coaching sessions. Assists with scheduling, coordinating with other study team members, and documentation of study visits.
  • Participant Tracking: Tracks participant flow through the study and updates tracking logs in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Reporting and Communication: Provides updates on study recruitment, safety events, data queries, and study supplies to the Project Director.
  • Study Management: Communicates with the Research Coordinator and Principal Investigator (PI) regarding study operations, achievement of study goals, participant recruitment targets, and follow-up retention rates.
  • Data Collection and Integrity: Reviews entered data and obtains missing information. Documents all data accurately and according to protocol.
  • Documentation: Maintains study files in accordance with federal regulations. Ensures that participant and data confidentiality and integrity are maintained.
  • Assures that Federal guidelines and requirements are met, and all work is completed in accordance with human subject research Good Clinical Practice.
  • Problem Resolution: Identifies, responds to, and participates in the resolution of potential and actual problems in study operations and participant activities.
  • Protocol Compliance: Ensures that study activities are carried out in accordance with protocol, including but not limited to participant recruitment and screening, and participant research visits.

Communication/Presentation (20%)

  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with participants.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to foster inclusiveness and diversity though interactions and communications with others.
  • Effectively communicates study protocol and research goals to CTBH affiliates and other partners.
  • Contributes to and works well with the CTBH team.
  • Properly represents CTBH and Dartmouth College in all aspects of employment and associated duties.

Miscellaneous (5%)

  • Participates in on-going trainings and keeps abreast of developments in the field.
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.

PI118380276

<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/>Research Assistant II<br/><br/><b>Department</b><br/>CTBH<br/><br/><b>Position Number</b><br/>1127117<br/><br/><b>Position Purpose</b><br/><p>The Research Assistant (RA) will play a key role in a research project examining the effectiveness of web-based behavioral interventions for young adults with type 1 diabetes. More specifically, the RA will be responsible for assisting with participant recruitment, data collection, and completion of participant follow-up assessments.</p> <p>The project is funded by the National Institute on Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). This project specifically seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of incentives and web health coaching when paired with a health behavior goal setting app. In addition, this study will use an innovative digital national recruitment strategy. This study involves an international collaboration with Swiss colleagues. The RA will be part of the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH) at Dartmouth College, and will work under the direct supervision of the Project Director, Dr. Catherine Stanger.</p> <p>The RA will be responsible for tracking online recruitment and conducting phone screens and verbal consent. They will conduct standardized assessments with study participants at baseline and follow-up, including arranging for HbA1c testing via the mail. Additionally, the RA will serve as a web health coach. The RA will work in the Dartmouth College CTBH offices in Lebanon, NH.</p> <p>Note: Continuing employment is based on availability of grant funds.</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/>Dr. Cathy Stanger<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 Responsibilities (75%)</p> <ul> <li>Participant Recruitment: Works with the Research Coordinator/Postdoctoral Fellow to recruit and screen patients for study eligibility, completing necessary questionnaires, assessments, and paperwork.</li> <li>Participant Consent: Thoroughly explains the study, reviews all study materials with participants, and obtains informed verbal consent.</li> <li>Research Visits: Conducts web based research interviews and web health coaching sessions. Assists with scheduling, coordinating with other study team members, and documentation of study visits.</li> <li>Participant Tracking: Tracks participant flow through the study and updates tracking logs in an accurate and timely manner.</li> <li>Reporting and Communication: Provides updates on study recruitment, safety events, data queries, and study supplies to the Project Director.</li> <li>Study Management: Communicates with the Research Coordinator and Principal Investigator (PI) regarding study operations, achievement of study goals, participant recruitment targets, and follow-up retention rates.</li> <li>Data Collection and Integrity: Reviews entered data and obtains missing information. Documents all data accurately and according to protocol.</li> <li>Documentation: Maintains study files in accordance with federal regulations. Ensures that participant and data confidentiality and integrity are maintained.</li> <li>Assures that Federal guidelines and requirements are met, and all work is completed in accordance with human subject research Good Clinical Practice.</li> <li>Problem Resolution: Identifies, responds to, and participates in the resolution of potential and actual problems in study operations and participant activities.</li> <li>Protocol Compliance: Ensures that study activities are carried out in accordance with protocol, including but not limited to participant recruitment and screening, and participant research visits.</li> </ul> <p>Communication/Presentation (20%)</p> <ul> <li>Establishes and maintains positive relationships with participants.</li> <li>Demonstrates a commitment to foster inclusiveness and diversity though interactions and communications with others.</li> <li>Effectively communicates study protocol and research goals to CTBH affiliates and other partners.</li> <li>Contributes to and works well with the CTBH team.</li> <li>Properly represents CTBH and Dartmouth College in all aspects of employment and associated duties.</li> </ul> <p>Miscellaneous (5%)</p> <ul> <li>Participates in on-going trainings and keeps abreast of developments in the field.</li> </ul></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/wy7QzjUnAP22FJVoig8eQ"> <p>PI118380276</p>
Posted: 2020-02-25 Expires: 2020-03-28

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