• Research Associate

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/12/2019 2:29 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-59638
    Category
    Research
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    COM Neurology Faculty
    Post End Date
    5/25/2019
  • Overview

    Research Associate sought by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    Responsibilities

    Duties: Conduct research studies involving human subjects and clinical trials throughout all stages of the current projects in the lab including longitudinal collection of subject data, analysis (including statistical analysis) of data collected in questionnaires, as well as physiologic gait and other motor data.  Analyze and interpret collected data using specialized software for each of the collection methods utilized.  Prepare and administer research experiments using a variety of methods including but not limited to: patient questionnaires, cognitive screening tests, motor function, gait, balance and coordination measures.  Assist with the administration, oversight and regulation of ongoing clinical trials. Prepare and revise manuscripts and grant proposals from analyzed data, creating and revising text and figures.  Assist with clinical trials including managing complex patient schedules, performing key research protocols and analyzing research data. Adhere to regulatory oversight and coordinate with other regulatory bodies at UAMS and external bodies (such as pharma or FDA). Maintain laboratory property and maintain research data information storage security, protecting classified data and materials and assist in backup of data generated by the lab.  Train and provide guidance to junior lab personnel. Train classified research staff and participate in the instruction of residents and medical students. Assist in the training of graduate students who rotate through the laboratory as needed.

    Qualifications

    Requirements: Master’s degree or equivalent in Biological Sciences, Life Sciences, or related field plus three (3) years of research associate/assistant or related experience assisting in clinical trials or biological research projects; handling large-scale datasets; utilizing database software to facilitate data storage (MS Access); using specialized software to perform bioinformatics data analysis; and preparing and revising grant proposals and manuscript publications. Standard background checks.

     

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Sharp objects/tools

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