Research Assistant - School of Nursing and Health Studies
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

Posted in Education and Training
about 1 month ago


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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Research Assistant will assist the Principle Investigator and the research activities on the Cannabis Health and Fitness Laboratory Research Team. The incumbent will support recruitment and retention research activities and research assessment activities for the cohort study "Effects of Cannabinoids on Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Risk" among 18-34 year olds.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with recruitment and retention of 18-34 year old cannabis consumers
  • Screening and schedule participants
  • Communicate with local cannabis dispensaries
  • Assist in preparation of study updates.
  • Assist in implementation of quality assurance procedures
  • Assist in screening, consenting, and assessment of study participants.
  • Consent and complete assessments
  • Ensure biospecimens are delivered to the proper locations after assessment.
  • Communication with clinical partners
  • Assist with recruitment and retention of 18-34 year old cannabis consumers
  • Assist in preparation of study updates.
  • Assist in implementation of quality assurance procedures


Competencies:

Hard: Research Study (or Transferrable) Recruitment Experience | RedCap or Similar Software | Participant Management | Assessment Management| Able to Communicate about Research in a Clear Manner | Personable

Soft: Interest in Cannabis Research | Precise Attention to Detail | Virtually and Internally Organized | Prompt | Attentive to Timelines and Deadlines | Proactive and Focused

Education:

High School diploma or equivalent required

Experience:

Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:
Part time

Employee Type:
Staff

Pay Grade:
r3


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