Research Associate – Qualitative and Survey Research

Oregon Health & Science University
Research Associate
Family Medicine

Apply online: Job#: IRC42130 .
http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/services/human-resources/careers/

Description
The Research Associate will be involved in a range of federal and foundation funded studies that examine practice improvements in the primary care setting. The person in this position will work with the principal investigator to develop data collection tools, collect and manage data collection. Much of the data we collect will be qualitative (e.g. observation and interviews), and some expertise in this area will be helpful. However, the Research Associate may also administer and collect surveys from practice members. In addition to playing a key role in data collection activities, the Research Associate will be primarily responsible for: taking notes in study team meetings, coordinating the logistics of data collection, and carrying out administrative tasks central to study activities (e.g. scheduling meetings, working with the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

The Research Associate will also play a key role in the data analysis process. This will involve participating in analysis meetings and working with the principal investigator to analyze and code qualitative data. The Research Associate will also assist the PI in dissemination activities. This will involve conducting literature searches, synthesizing literature and drafting sections of manuscripts (authoring publications), as well as preparing abstracts, posters and presentations and attending national conferences. The Research Associate will also have opportunities to assist with grant writing for upcoming funding.

Required:
• Master’s degree with major courses in relevant field (Anthropology, Sociology, Communication or similar field) and 3 years of relevant experience OR a Bachelor’s degree with major courses in field of research (Anthropology, Sociology, Communication or similar field) (or RN or allied health professional) plus current ACRP or SoCRA certification and 3 years of relevant experience OR a Bachelor’s degree with major courses in field of research (Anthropology, Sociology, Communication or similar field) (or RN or allied health professional) and 7 years of relevant experience.
• Prior experience coordinating large multi-faceted research teams.
• Previous experience in clinical research especially in community settings.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work independently in a multi-task environment.
Preferred:
• Master’s degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Communication or similar field.
• Previous experience with Endnote, and qualitative analysis software is a plus, particularly Atlas.

Salary
Part-time to Full-time .70FTE – 1.0FTE; Monday-Friday; Salary Range: $50,000 – $55,000; Location: Marquam Hill

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