Emory Healthcare/Emory University Associate Director, Research Projects - School of Medicine: Medical Oncology in Atlanta, Georgia
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Reports to a principal investigator of sponsored projects.
Exercises considerable latitude and independent judgment in overseeing the day-to-day operation of the research core.
Serves as a consultant and provides technical expertise in scientific theory, research and methods of collection and analysis of data sets for a variety of research projects.
Using an advanced knowledge of research methodology and techniques, provides leadership in the planning and development of survey instruments, guidelines, and procedures to collect required data.
Coordinates various aspects of the study.
Routinely develops research protocols. Reviews and edits text for studies.
Conducts extensive literature searches and effectively summarizes reported research findings and their applicability to the research.
Coordinates research and intervention activities with the team.
Provides direction to consultants and team members. Coordinates and conducts special meetings.
Develops and conducts presentations, represents Emory at national meetings, and co-authors publications.
Collaborates on or authors reports and papers.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
Additional Job Duties:
• Reports to principal investigators (PI’s) of sponsored projects
• Exercises considerable latitude and independent judgment in overseeing the day-to-dayoperations of funded research projects.
• Reviews and edits text, protocols, manuscripts, study forms, and other research materials.
• Conducts literature searches and effectively summarizes reported research findings and theirapplication to the research.
• Serves as a consultant and trainer of other study staff, collaborators, and students.
• Supervises other study staff, trainees, students, and interns as appropriate and assigned.
• Provides technical expertise in rationale, research and methods of collection and analysis of
data sets for a variety of research projects funded by NIH and other agencies.
• Using an advanced knowledge of research methodology and techniques, provides leadership inthe planning and implementation of data collection instruments and procedures to collect andmanage required data.
• Coordinates various aspects of the study and research and intervention activities with the PI’sand study team.
• Provides direction to consultants, mentors, and other team members.
• Routinely develops research protocols and logistics and plans for study implementation.
• Communicates and collaborates with community partners, including schools, communityorganizations, advocacy groups, governmental agencies, and academic institutions.
• Works closely with other Emory University entities to ensure the study is conductedappropriately and in a timely fashion.
• Handles budgetary issues, expenses, orders supplies, and coordinates payments due tocommunity partners.
• Helps develop budgets for grant proposals by investigating and reporting costs of budgetaryitems.
• Plans and coordinates study-related events, team meetings, and summer workshops, studentacademy, after school program, exhibits at local, regional, and national meetings.
• Develops and conducts presentations, represents Emory and the study team at institutional,state, regional and national meetings and co-authors publications.
• Collaborates on or authors progress reports or other reports and summary materials.
• Contacts on-going community partners and schools and conducts outreach to neworganizations and schools to build new partnerships and collaborators.
• Engages in marketing and communications related to dissemination of study information,recruitment of students and/or teachers, and efforts to recruit diverse populations to participate.
• Performs related responsibilities as required.
Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Sociology, Psychology or a related discipline and five or more years of research/professional experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Effective writing, analytic, presentation and organizational skills.
Experience managing and executing multiple projects and working with senior health policy makers and executives is preferred.
Experience conducting focus groups.
Skilled in effective writing, data management, and superb organizational skills
Excellent attention to detail
Experience with collecting and analyzing qualitative data, including prior work conducting focus groups.
Regulatory experience, including working with IRB for study approvals, amendments, and writing informed consent and other regulatory documents.
Ability to write and communicate effectively to a variety of audiences, including professional scientists and researchers, K-12 and secondary education students, parents, and community stakeholders.
Prior experience in community-engaged programs or research
Knowledge of REDCap or other database skills
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 109697
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: HMO: Med Onc
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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