The University at Buffalo Department of Pediatrics Division of Behavioral Medicine is recruiting for an Instructional Support Assistant to implement study protocols for studies involving pregnant women, postpartum mothers, and children.
The position is available immediately and job duties will include:
Mainly conducting research with an emphasis on maternal and child health.
Manage and analyze quantitative research data using the SAS program
Implement research study protocols, use innovative skills in recruiting, screening, scheduling, and assessing research participants.
Work on research material development and preparation, conducting research participant interviews, administering measures, following research protocols, data collection, coding, and entry.
Management and training of students.
Attend research meetings, and conduct scientific literature searches.
Complete daily research-related tasks in order to run the lab efficiently.
They will manage data and conduct data analysis using the SAS program. They will use innovative skills in recruiting, screening, scheduling, and assessing research participants. This includes materials development and preparation, conducting observations, administering measures, following research protocols, data collection, coding, and entry. Attends research meetings, and conducts literature searches. Looking for a motivated team-based worker with ability for independent direction when needed. Accommodating disposition and comfort with fast-paced, ever-changing environment and a large range of contacts. Must be available for occasional evenings and Saturday commitments.
This is a temporary position.
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University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Associate’s degree in health, statistics, or social science related field.
Proficiency in the SAS and Excel programs.
Bachelor’s degree in health, statistics, or social science related field. Previous experience with maternal and child population.
One to two years of experience in patient contact, data collection, and data analysis.
The individual must physically be in the laboratory setting. The majority of the tasks
will be benchwork and computer work.