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Research Project Associate - Behavioral Sciences, U01 Grant

LocationNew York, NY

Ref2020-45237

DeptResearch - Clinical

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details

We are seeking a Research Project Associate to manage our five-year research project sought at developing and evaluating informative materials about genetic testing for cancer patients who speak different languages and have diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. Opportunities exist for research and academic professional development. This position is currently funded full-time for five years.

This position requires literacy of Haitian Creole and/or Spanish.

You will:

  • Be responsible for management of all components of this project, including database development and maintenance, data collection and entry, communicating progress and challenges, management of vendor/collaborator relationships, and working with the study team and principal investigator (PI; Jada Hamilton, PhD, MPH) to handle and analyze the study data.
  • Support the PI and study team as needed for data management and relevant project duties
  • Provide regular reports to the PI regarding study progress and challenges and work with the PI to address any problems that arise;
  • Coordinate and participate in weekly study meetings
  • Design database(s) and tools to facilitate data collection as needed for assigned research projects;
  • Maintain study databases, codebooks, and procedures for data entry and monitoring
  • Acquire informed consent and coordinate questionnaires and qualitative interviews when vital
  • Ensure coordination and implementation of project-related activities;
  • Assist in the preparation of grants, presentations, and manuscripts;
  • Perform literature searches
  • Have other tasks as needed

You Are:

  • Able to work independently as well as manage a team
  • Able to prioritize and schedule work activities to ensure that workflow is efficient and meets the needs of the project
  • Able to work independently and within a large team setting

You Need:

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant research experience (1 year if you have a Master’s degree)
  • Master’s degree (e.g., public health, implementation science or related field) preferred
  • Language requirement – Spanish and/or Haitian Creole Fluency
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, and SPSS (or SAS, SQL)
  • Excellent knowledge of REDCap preferred
  • Knowledge of Visio and/or Gant project management software is helpful
  • Background knowledge in genetics and genetic counseling is welcome but not required
  • Excellent data management, organizational, oral and written communication, project coordination and interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail

Application Hiring Process

Step 1
Complete an Online Application
Step 2
Participate in an Initial Phone Interview
Step 3
Participate in In-Person or Video interviews
Step 4
Provide References
Step 5
Extension of Job Offer
Step 6
Onboarding
Step 7
New Employee Orientation
Step 1
Complete an Online Application
Step 2
Participate in an Initial Phone Interview
Step 3
Participate in In-Person or Video interviews
Step 4
Provide References
Step 5
Extension of Job Offer
Step 6
Onboarding
Step 7
New Employee Orientation

New York, NY

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