Harvard University Research Assistant I Non-Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts
45392BRAuto req ID:45392BRJob Code:403109 Research Assistant I Non-Lab Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Research Assistant ISub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:31-Mar-2021Salary Grade:052Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:1+ year's related research work experience required. A Bachelor's degree in related field may count towards experience.Additional Qualifications:Bachelor's degree preferred; Two year commitment preferred; Excellent organizational skills; Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; Ability to work as part of a diverse team and fast-paced project; Ability to prioritize tasks; Facility with scientific writing and literature reviewsAdditional Information:This is a grant-funded position through March 31, 2021.Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including: Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year. Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date. Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service. Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools. Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute. Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services. Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston. The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.Department:Harvard CatalystPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:35 hrs/wk, Monday-FridayJob Function:Research Duties & Responsibilities: The Football Players Health Study at Harvard University was initiated in 2014 to evaluate and improve the health and wellbeing of former professional football players. The Study is researching medical conditions that affect the quality and longevity of life of football players and working to identify and prioritize promising new approaches to prevent, diagnose and treat those conditions that afflict them. The Study strives to meet its aims by collecting data directly from players and by supporting innovative research. Research Assistants are responsible for supporting day-to-day research activities. They will provide support for one or more research teams and work closely with research faculty, project managers, and study staff to execute research related tasks. Specific responsibilities include:• Support execution of one or more research studies from study start-up through execution to a conclusion• Track and maintain the status of active protocols, study forms, training documentation, and additional support materials• Develop, execute and maintain standard operating procedures• Provide support for execution of recruitment plans, data intake, processing and coordination of study related events• Create, manage, and test data collection methods• Conduct data entry, update existing documentation and databases as required• May assist with development of IRB protocols and amendments• May support in data quality assurance and control• May screen potential participants and/or triage participant questions• May support development of strategies and materials to enhance, recruitment, enrollment and longitudinal participation• Demonstrate and maintain knowledge of clinical research conduct, laws, guidelines and standards• Contribute to administrative task as needed to support study execution (e.g., scheduling meetings, booking conference rooms, booking study participant travel, etc.)• Assist study leadership with liaising with internal and external contacts for study-related purposes• Provide support for special projects and other duties as needed School/Unit:Harvard Medical School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.