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- Molecular biology approaches working with DNA, RNA, and proteins. - Basic cell culture and protein purification. - Cell biology including Western blotting and Immunostaining. - Live imaging of cells using microscopy. - Develops, maintains, and manages project/research databases while establishing quality control and security protocols. - Models the Core Values of UAMS – Integrity, Respect, Diversity, Teamwork, Creativity, and Excellence in compliance with company guidelines. - May perform other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-68204
Position Number
50077278
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
COM Radiation Oncology Lab Leung
Shift
Day Shift
- Run lab tests and complete measurements assigned, including the set-up of experiments based on defined standards, the collection of project data, analyzing and interpreting results, making conclusions based on the collected data, and designing follow-up experiments. -  Use basic scientific knowledge to learn techniques/methods of the lab and/or new techniques/methods.  - Following experimental protocols, performs general rodent husbandry (setting up matings, weaning, tissue harvest). - Monitors animals and maintains health record, performs established surgical procedures. - Performs behavioral assays, and sacrifices and dissects animal tissues as required in accordance with USDA and IACUC guidelines and approved protocols. - Prepares tissue for study utilizing histochemical and molecular biological techniques.  - Perform routine operational activities and day-to-day laboratory management, including but not limited to: acquisition of supplies and equipment, equipment maintenance, updating protocols, maintenance of a clean and safe environment.  - Ensure laboratory compliance with regulatory requirements and UAMS/ACRI/ACH standards, policies and procedures as well as IACUC approved protocols.  - Work independently to manage ongoing research projects and develop new assays and laboratory methods in support of the laboratory efforts.  - Use current published research to guide understanding of theory behind experiments and make significant scientific contribution to the development of new research protocols or the modification of existing protocols to improve efficiency/productivity. - Refine problem solving skills through progressive training, understanding of the research, and experience.  - Manages the extensive inventory of all animals, biological specimens, or laboratory resources (e.g., cell stocks, plasmids) entering the laboratory. - Compile, analyze, and interpret research data using various computer software applications.  - Conduct library research and participate in editing and preparing manuscripts, scientific illustrations and computer graphics for publication.  - Provide technical support and facilitate problem solving for less experienced lab members on a day-to-day basis. 
Requisition ID
2020-68199
Position Number
50074628
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
COM Peds Infectious Diseases
Shift
Day Shift
- Molecular biology approaches working with DNA, RNA, and proteins. - Basic cell culture and protein purification - Cell biology including Western blotting and Immunostaining. - Live imaging of cells using microscopy. - General lab organization. - Develops, maintains, and manages project/research databases while establishing quality control and security protocols. - Models the Core Values of UAMS – Integrity, Respect, Diversity, Teamwork, Creativity, and Excellence in compliance with company guidelines. - May perform other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-68198
Position Number
50077068
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
COM Radiation Oncology Lab Leung
Shift
Day Shift
Engage faith-based and community organizations to refer women to screening mammography with the UAMS Mobile Mammography Program and cervical cancer screening with local providers. Travel to rural locations, as needed, and educate primary care physicians and health care personnel about guidelines and recommendations for the early detection of breast cancer through screening mammography. Encourage the use of electronic health records to monitor and improve referral to screening mammography. Determine actual mammography capacity in target counties by surveying FDA-approved mammography facilities in the target counties.  Share mammography capacity information with primary care physicians, public health officials, community organizations and policy makers. Provide monthly reports to ADH CDPC detailing project activities and outcomes. Develop and submit evaluation plans and reports for project activities. Report progress to Program Director.
Requisition ID
2020-68179
Position Number
50065235
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
CPH Epidemiology
Shift
Day Shift
- Interactis with patients and family members during the entire procedure from prep to completion of the study - Enters patient information into a SharePoint database and ordering isotopes using a digital ordering system - Communicats with patients, coworkers and physicians through written and verbal forms of communication. - Continuing education and learning new procedures as they are introduced - Other duties as assigned
Requisition ID
2020-68175
Position Number
50077071
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time
Department
ICE IGSL Nuclear Medicine & PET
Shift
PRN - Shift Varies
This position is intimately involved in ensuring compliance and the occupant should have a thorough knowledge of all applicable regulations. Additional responsibilities will include (but not be limited to): - Provides clinical care to all campus animals  - Assists and collaborating with campus investigators on various protocols - Assists in directing and supervising the daily operation of DLAM including staffing needs and animal holding room needs  - Provides surgical and anesthesia skills to the research community   - Provides emergency care after-hours, weekends, and holidays on a rotating basis  - Coordinates the health surveillance and quarantine programs  - Conducts clinical assessment rounds - Participates in  all IACUC  and other committee activities as coordinated by the Director including meeting attendance, protocol review, facility inspections, and program reviews  - Works with other support entities (i.e. physical plant, OHS, PAM)on campus to insure compliance - Responsible for preparation, implementation and  continuous  review of standard operating procedures - Trains researchers and animal care staff in animal handling, sample collection techniques, compound administration, and other biomethodologies - Participates in teaching/training responsibilities on campus and at other contract institutions - Conducts veterinary consultations on model selection,  study design and protocol development   - Conducts collaborative research and other scholarly activities - Performs additional duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-68163
Position Number
50067868
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
RESH Lab Animal Medicine Husbandry Srvs
Shift
Day Shift
- Collects patient data - Performs vital signs and utilize skills such as phlebotomy - Performs EKG's, dressing changes, set up for and assist provider with procedures and examinations - Coordinates appointments, referrals, consults, tests and/or procedures - Responding appropriately to the requirements of third-party payers requesting medical records and surgery scheduling - May perform other duties as assigned
Requisition ID
2020-68147
Position Number
50056879
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE IMSL Rahling Road Clinic
Shift
Day Shift
- Collects patient data - Performs vital signs and utilize skills such as phlebotomy - Performs EKG's, dressing changes, set up for and assist provider with procedures and examinations - Coordinates appointments, referrals, consults, tests and/or procedures - Responding appropriately to the requirements of third-party payers requesting medical records and surgery scheduling - May perform other duties as assigned
Requisition ID
2020-68146
Position Number
50052781
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE IMSL Rahling Road Clinic
Shift
Day Shift
Augmentation  - The PA will extend the patient care and administrative services of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences physicians.    Consummate Professional  - The PA will be expected to provide comprehensive health assessments, determine diagnoses, implement treatment plans, prescribe medical treatments and manage health issues for patients in collaboration with the designated physician(s).    Collaborator  - The PA will work autonomously, as well as, in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage patients' health care problems; and will serve as a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, and patient advocate.    Coordination  - The PA will also coordinate the multidisciplinary care of patients, facilitating all necessary consults, assuring that care is timely and appropriate.  Other duties may be assigned to this position.    Customer Service:  Interacts with and assists the public in a professional and friendly manner as needed. Demonstrates effective communication skills; communicates accurate and complete information; maintains strict confidentiality when necessary. Demonstrates positive working relationships with co-workers, management team, and ancillary departments; follows the Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care and the Basic Code of Conduct Guidelines. Assist internal and external stakeholders as needed with exceptional customer service.   Other duties may be assigned to this position
Requisition ID
2020-68138
Position Number
50077258
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE MUSL Colonel Glenn - Specialty I
Shift
Day Shift
Preparation of Sterile and Non-Sterile Products (15%) - Will assist Pharmacist with compounding, which may include, but not limited to, placebo capsule preparation, study drug packaging for dispensing, and IV dose preparation. - Proves competent in sterile compounding by successful completion of sterile product validation and gloved fingertip testing according to policy and procedure - Performs basic pharmaceutical calculations - Assembles products for the preparation of oral and parenteral investigational medications - Complete all documentation needed for compounding sterile and non-sterile products. - Reconstitutes, measures, and adds medications to a parenteral fluid under the supervision of and final check by a pharmacist - Troubleshoots and corrects drug delivery and equipment issues as needed   Procurement/Inventory Maintenance (45%) - Is proficient in the use of all required technology related to supply purchasing (i.e. SAP, etc.) - Is proficient in the use of electronic drug accountability system - Is primarily responsible for purchasing of medications and supplies for assigned work area - Maintains appropriate records for all procurement activities - Assists with establishing and maintaining appropriate par levels for investigational agents and supplies - Helps ensure proper storage conditions for all investigational medications - Removes expired drugs from assigned areas monthly, or more frequently if required - Performs inventory audits on study drug supply stored in all investigational drug storage areas, on a routine basis. - Reports any inventory errors to Pharmacist and works to resolve error, and asks for assistance from Research Pharmacist as needed. - Documents used/unused study drug returned by study subjects per Research Pharmacy standard operating procedures. - Communicates with Pharmacist regarding issues with study drug shipments or supplies. - Maintains security of investigational controlled substances. - Maintains order and cleanliness of all investigational drug storage areas - Assists pharmacists with any drug investigational drug shipments (ex. NCI expired drug returns) - Using nCoup IDS system, ensures that bar code from system, along with assigned protocol number are placed on investigational drug stock.   Compliance/Quality/Safety (15%) - Promotes a safe working environment - Checks expiration dating on all study drug inventory, to insure expired medications are quarantined at appropriate time to avoid expired product being dispensed. - Complies with all departmental and institutional policies and procedures - Understands and follows USP <795> as well as other applicable standards, regulations and policies related to non-sterile compounding. - Understands and follows USP <797> and <800>, as well as all other applicable standards, regulations, and policies related to sterile compounding and hazardous drug handling - Understands rules and ethics related to Human Research, by completing CITI Biomedical Research Certification, and maintains certification by completing renewal every 3 years. - Documents temperatures for rooms, refrigerators and freezers on appropriate log sheets.  - Throughout life of a study, handle interdepartmental Research Pharmacy billing, based on individual budget per study - Assist with setting up all monitoring appointments for research pharmacy queries per drug study - Assist Research Pharmacist with preparation for monitor/auditor visits to pharmacy, as well as assist monitor/auditor with questions during scheduled visit   Other Responsibilities (20%)   - Participate in the education of students, pharmacy residents, and new employees - Reports to Pharmacist temperature monitoring errors, which include data omission, etc., and helps with documentation of temperature monitoring errors per study drug affected. - Promptly reports to supervisor or other appropriate individual if there are any deficiencies or problems with any equipment, facilities, or drug distribution - Ensures that all documents related to a study (ex. Drug expiration notices) are stored in correct study binder while study is open. - Ensures all closed study drug records are stored in electronic drug accountability system per standard operating procedures - Other Duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-68124
Position Number
50062758
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE PTSL Research
Shift
Day Shift
- Builds and manages a portfolio of prospects and donors from whom to solicit major gifts of $25,000 and above. - Cultivates both engaged and non-engaged prospects, including making cold calls and visits to expand our constituent outreach efforts. - Successfully engages with donors within a best-practice major-gifts methodology. - Exceeds annual metrics including those tracking engagement activity, proposals and dollars raised. - Eagerly utilizes prospect identification and research tools and software such as EverTrue to build a robust and diversified portfolio of prospects and donors with affinities across the institution. - Possess a willingness to travel frequently around the state to meet with regional staff, advisory committee meetings, and potential donors.  - Follows processes and procedures for updating donor records in the CRM system of record. Input contact reports and other information in the system to ensure the integrity of donor records and to record relevant historical information. - Other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-68101
Position Number
50035803
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
IA Development
Shift
Day Shift
- Assigns staff to each screening site. - Ensures (daily) screening staff are compliant w/ Hospital entry/screening requirements.  - Ensures that screening staff are dressed appropriately w/ PPE. - Ensures each screening site are adequately supplied (ex: masks, gloves, PC’s, gloves, thermometers, wipes, etc.). - Assists with training/onboarding all screening staff. - Works closely with UTemps Program Manager concerning Health Screeners.  - Other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-68053
Position Number
50034091
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
VCS Finance & Administration
Shift
Day Shift
- Serves as Family Navigator under the direction of the Director of the FIN program. - Assists families in overcoming systems and patient/family-specific barriers to community and home based health services. - May engage with families anywhere along the continuum of care, from the point of initial developmental screening, to referral for initial developmental evaluation, diagnostic evaluation, and access to appropriate intervention(s).   - Schedules monthly Family-Centered Interdisciplinary Network virtual meetings.
Requisition ID
2020-68050
Position Number
50077416
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
COM Peds Developmental Admin
Shift
Shifts Vary
- Clean, cut and cook food items according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served. - Clean and inspect gallery equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation. - Apportion and serve food to patients, employees
Requisition ID
2020-68040
Position Number
50003134
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
OPS NUTRI Pastry
Shift
Shifts Vary
- In partnership with the department chair and faculty, the Department Administrator serves as the chief planning officer for the department and liaison to the College’s strategy team.  This work involves continually monitoring the environment/market, assisting the department leadership and faculty in setting mission, vision, and goals, facilitating implementation of strategic and tactical plans, and monitoring progress. - Provides ongoing decision support and analytics for the department. - Collaborates with the College and other UAMS divisions on business development activities, such as contracts, grants and fundraising. - This position requires knowledge of strategic planning, the ability to identify program development opportunities for the department and intramural and extramural funding opportunities that are aligned with the department, COM and UAMS strategic direction. This position also requires knowledge of educational, research and service/clinical programs and the interaction between the missions. - In partnership with the department chair and faculty, the Department Administrator serves as the chief financial officer for the department and is accountable to the College and UAMS to ensure the delivery of optimal financial, budgetary and operational support to the department and its leadership.   - This requires rapid response to organizational needs, including adhering to College and UAMS budget processes and timelines, as well as creating and managing the budget, preparing financial and variance reports, conducting internal audits and financial reviews and conducting special financial studies as needed. - Development and implementation of the annual budget includes expense budgeting and revenue projection related to appropriated, discretionary, endowment and gift revenues, as well as grants and contracts. - Ensures all reporting and tracking requirements are followed to comply with the rules of the contracting or granting entity and is responsible for compliance with all applicable UAMS rules and procedures.   - Manages the development, analysis and implementation of the department’s faculty compensation plan, including tracking of faculty productivity, salary distributions and faculty assignments to accurately report and project faculty effort allocation and productivity.   - Responsible for payroll, purchasing, travel, and financial transactions.  - May create and monitor recharge centers/core facilities.  - Oversees prompt payment of invoices and related research of any errors.  - Provides expertise and assistance to faculty regarding grant/contract preparation, budgeting and reporting, in collaboration with College or UAMS centralized services.   - The position requires finance, budgeting and accounting knowledge, as well as knowledge of institutional and departmental business and financial processes, and the ability to address problems and/or coordinate resolution with the appropriate campus resources. - In partnership with the department chair and faculty, the Department Administrator is responsible for departmental staff recruitment, hiring, supervision, training and performance management, as well as creating an operating environment where efficiency, effectiveness and service are priorities. - Provides leadership and guidance to management and administrative staff, coordinates activities of the staff and distribution of the workload to ensure appropriate mission support for the department. - Focuses on developing a talented workforce by guiding the staff to engage in appropriate educational and training opportunities. - Conducts annual evaluations and goal setting with the staff, to reinforce the department mission and relevance of each position to accomplishing departmental goals. - Works with the UAMS Office of Human Resources to ensure departmental compliance with all UAMS rules and procedures. - Facilitates faculty recruitment, hiring, promotion/tenure processes and performance management/evaluations under the leadership of the department chair. - Works with the UAMS Office of Faculty Affairs and College to ensure compliance with UAMS rules and procedures. - The position requires knowledge of recruiting, personnel management, and faculty promotion and tenure processes, and the ability to manage a diverse group of professional and administrative staff. - As a member of the leadership team in the department, the Department Administrator is responsible for working with and maintaining business relationships for the department with leaders both on campus (the Dean, Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, etc) and off campus (hospital CEO’s, state agency leaders, political groups, etc). May have COM and campus-level committee assignments. - May have a role in supporting clinically-related activities in collaboration with the integrated clinical enterprise and/or service line administrator.   - Assists faculty in providing administrative oversight for educational programs to ensure students, residents and fellows receive appropriate support within the department and that programs are executed in a manner consistent with the policies of COM, UAMS and national accrediting bodies. - Supports faculty in development of research programs, working to identify space, funding, equipment and infrastructure that will best advance the department and individual faculty member’s research goals. - Manages daily operational issues in collaboration with UAMS offices involving the integrated clinical enterprise, space management and construction, information technology, communications, lab set-up and lab safety. - Provides input and advice on UAMS and COM policy development. - The positions requires the ability to interact and develop positive working relationships with a diverse group of professionals at all levels within the organization, community, industry and state and federal governments. - May perform other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-68025
Position Number
50062207
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
COM Internal Med
Shift
Day Shift
- Provides direct customer service, both in person and via RPMS, with parking deck equipment including automated pay stations and exit verifiers - Assists customers by providing directions and assist individuals on the UAMS campus - Identifies customers in need of assistance and be comfortable with approaching and communicating with customers - Follows through to deliver solutions to customer concerns and/or direct customer to appropriate party for resolution - Continuously monitors parking areas and issues warnings and/or citations for illegal parkers (such as employees and students parked in visitor parking spaces, etc.) - Identifies scofflaws on the boot list and install boot as needed - Assures safety in parking facilities by reporting unsafe driving practices, speeding, etc. - Reports suspicious activity to supervisor/parking office - Must be comfortable communicating regularly using a radio and maintain composure in stressful or emergency situations - Assists in assuring proper maintenance of facilities and equipment - Must make immediate corrections to facilities and equipment as required and report major issues to supervisor - Performs routine maintenance tasks which include but are not limited to: Factory recommended preventive maintenance procedures, replacing broken gate arms, clearing ticket jams, replacing tickets in dispensing devices, maintaining the appearance of parking equipment and high traffic areas, etc. - Performs lot counts to identify available spaces and report to manager - Constantly strives to find solutions to enforcement problems encountered and existing processes/procedures and make suggestions to management - Assists department with Special Event management - Duties include but are not limited to; overseeing event attendee access into specific parking areas, coordinating with others to redirect event attendees to secondary parking areas, managing traffic flow, assisting customers with directions, maintaining consistent and timely status reporting to supervisor - May perform other duties as assigned including managing inclement weather
Requisition ID
2020-67980
Position Number
50057827
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
OPS Campus Operations Parking Facilities
Shift
Shifts Vary
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse(s) and performs tasks and duties which do not require a license, professional judgment or intervention. The PCT must pass the required competencies. The PCT works within the Department of Nursing standards. The PCT adheres to UAMS clinical programs, policies, procedures and standards and guest care guidelines. - Obtains patient report and has on-going communication with R.N. regarding patient care/changes in condition; Informs nurse of patient requests or complaints. - Assists with admission, transfer, and discharge of patients. - Transports patients to other areas of the hospital as directed. - Carries out the Plan of Care for Patient using a Multidisciplinary Approach as Delegated by Team Leader. - Communicates effectively with other team members to facilitate patient care. - Accepts directions from R.N.s and team members. - Follows through on delegated patient care activities. - Provides appropriate grooming/oral hygiene and comfort measures and assists patients with activities (ambulation, up in chair, turn and reposition). - Documents all patient care activities/tasks, vital signs, ADL, wave tests, I&O's accurately and timely and per unit and department standards. - Assists patients and visitors with information and/or solutions to problems. - Serves as resources person to support department members in performance of duties. - Notifies appropriate staff members of problems requiring prompt intervention. - May perform other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-67974
Position Number
50035337
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE WISL Women's Center - 2nd Floor
Shift
Day Shift
- Responsible for accurately ordering and completely filling PAR levels of medical/surgical supplies in automated supply cabinets and manual inventory controlled PAR rooms.  - Checks PAR areas on a daily basis and as assigned; breaks down pallets, and delivers supplies on carts; refills supply inventory locations and adjusts inventory counts.  - Counts, manages, and places replenishment orders as needed using SAP/PYXIS.  This responsibility includes, but is not limited to, breakout and distribution of supplies to primary inventory locations as well as management of all secondary inventory points within the metro clinics. - Rotates supplies into Sterile an non-sterile areas on shelves, specialty carts, floors on the FIFO (first in, first out) basis when restocking; daily checks supplies for package integrity and outdates and removes damaged or outdated supplies.  - Performs cycle counts and corrects counts on a daily basis and as needed to ensure accurate inventory counts.  - Maintains cabinets and carts in assigned areas in a neat and orderly basis; organizes shelves, bins and labels and keeps the supply areas clean; follows through on needed repairs to cabinets and carts; removes unauthorized/excessive/damaged/outdated supplies.  - Independent decisions are made on a day to day basis in order to achieve supply alertness.  - All sterile products that arrive at the facility are inspected for damage and integrity of packaging.  - Must have good working knowledge ofproduct availability, medical supplies and storage requirements according to JCAHO standards. - Computer entry and database maintenance. - Must insure that supply computer functions and processes are monitored and adjusted as needed. - Requires knowledge of SAP Receiving and Procurement modules, PYXIS audit processes, and Microsoft Office programs. - Must be able to identify correct supplies requested by clinicians; - must be able to inspect and determine the sterility of packages; - must react quickly to clinical requests especially in stat situations. -  Will be responsible for clean and sterile supplies used in patient care. - Interacts with and assists the public in a professional and friendly manner as needed. - Demonstrates effective communication skills; communicates accurate and complete information; maintains strict confidentiality when necessary. Demonstrates positive working relationships with co-workers, management team, and ancillary departments; follows the Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care and the Basic Code of Conduct Guidelines. - Assist internal and external stakeholders as needed with exceptional customer service - Other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-67925
Position Number
50010451
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
VCF Finance SC Inventory Management
Shift
Day Shift
- Manages stressful situations courteously, tactfully and calmly in a professional manner - Exercises good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions - Responds quickly to emergency situations and calls for service without unnecessarily jeopardizing the safety of oneself, other members of the police department or the public - Utilizes common-sense understanding in order to execute written, oral or diagrammed instructions - Proficient in the use of firearms and the operation of police vehicles - Observes situations objectively and analytically, record and report them clearly and concisely both orally in writing - Ability and willingness to perform moderately physical work - Ability and willingness to perform work indoors, outdoors and in a vehicle - Exhibits good character (i.e. courteous, friendly and empathetic) as determined by a detailed background investigation - Attends related training classes and schools as needed - UAMS is a very diverse campus therefore officers must be at ease with members of other ethnic, cultural, and social groups - May perform other duties as assigned by superior officers or administration
Requisition ID
2020-67761
Position Number
50055016
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
POL Police Day Shift B
Shift
Shifts Vary
Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI)/Director, serve as a member of the Study Management Team, working directly with co-investigators, in relation to daily research and administrative operations as follows:    Project Management– - Develop and initiate work plans and timelines to fulfill study requirements. - Provide updates and status reports to the PI on a regular basis. - Participate in cooperative activities with funding agencies and other funded sites including participation in conference calls, meetings and study subcommittees to enhance developmental aspects of the study protocol and dissemination of data. - Serve as liaison and coordinate interaction between participating laboratories, data managers, data analysts and bioinformatics professionals involved in the projects. - Proactively identify barriers, explore solutions, propose and implement solutions while engaging the appropriate stakeholder(s). - Establish and foster collaborative relationships with stakeholders interested in birth defects research locally and nationally to ensure ample and effective communication resulting in scientific products. - In collaboration with stakeholders, resolve research issues and questions of methodology, analysis and interpretation. - Coordinate study investigator/team meetings to build and foster multidisciplinary collaborative interactions to advance the science of birth defects research. Includes scheduling, development of agenda, slide presentation, handouts, recording of minutes, etc. - Promote and facilitate research activities among investigators. - Conduct routine staff meetings to discuss progress and timeliness and to resolve issues. - Assist with preparation of IRB research protocol submissions (including development of research protocols, informed consent forms and source documents). - Assist with preparation of standard operating procedures to facilitate compliance with all institutional and governmental policies and regulations. - Supervise study support staff as needed. - Perform other tasks as necessary to meet project responsibilities.  Scientific literature proficiency– - Conducts literature searches, reviews research findings, - Critically appraises biomedical literature to identify gaps in current knowledge and to describe and evaluate new methodologies and new research discoveries. - Maintains a reference database with relevant scientific literature pertaining to reproductive and perinatal epidemiology and relevant research and new scientific discoveries. - Assists PI with literature reviews, manuscripts (e.g., journal articles, abstracts, book chapters) grant submissions, and promotional and educational material (e.g., annual research reports, general information articles) by providing writing, editing, minor revisions, and formatting.   Manuscript writing/Scientific presentations– - Assists PI/mentor, co-Investigators with preparation of manuscripts and PowerPoint presentations, - Prepares manuscripts from their own empiric research for submission to peer-reviewed journals (a minimum of two first-author manuscripts per year). - Prepares abstracts for submission to scientific conferences for presentation. Should present their research at a minimum of one conference per year).  Grant proposal preparations– - Assists PI/mentor, co-Investigators with preparation of grant proposals, as needed - Must submit at least one grant proposal to an extramural agency before the end of the fellowship.  Training activities– - Attends public health seminars, grand rounds and other seminars, - Participates in department journal club meetings, - Attends workshops, conferences and other trainings on birth defects, perinatal epidemiology or advanced methods in epidemiology as available. - Participates in directed research activities, mentoring and other training opportunities as available.  Other duties as assigned
Requisition ID
2020-67602
Position Number
50068810
City
Little Rock
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
CPH EPI Center for Birth Defects
Shift
Shifts Vary