Harvard University Research Assistant III Non-Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

47523BRAuto req ID:47523BRJob Code:403117 Research Assistant III Non-Lab Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Research Assistant III Non-Lab (Research Project Coordinator)Sub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:054Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of related work experience; a combination of education and experience may be considered

Additional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 3+ years of research experience preferred

  • Experience with MS platforms, including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel preferred

  • Experience with RedCap for data management preferred

Strong attention to detail; Strong verbal/written communication skills; Works well in a team; Experience organizing information electronically/digitally; Experience handling sensitive information with absolute confidentiality; Strong organizational skills; Experience defining priorities, taking initiative and meeting deadlines; Experience handling multiple priorities in a complex environment are all preferredAdditional Information:The Harvard T.H. Chan of Public Health is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – including fostering respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. To learn more about the Chan School’s mission, objectives, and core values, please visit our website here.

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.

Join the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to support our mission of health research and education, and to be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!Department:Environmental Health - Environmental & Occupational Medicine & Epidemiology ProgramPre-Employment Screening:Identity Job Function:Research Duties & Responsibilities:The Environmental & Occupational Medicine & Epidemiology (EOME) Program in the Department of Environmental Health has an opening for a Research Project Coordinator. The EOME program seeks to investigate and prevent heath risks associated with environmental and occupational hazards by conducting original research and outstanding professional education. Our emphasis is in biomedical aspects of disease and injury, human studies, and molecular epidemiology. The ultimate goal of our research is to provide scientific basis for prudent and responsible decisions in environmental, occupational, and health standards, and to inform and inspire clinical and public health practice.

The Research Project Coordinator has primary responsibility for providing research support for the Program Director in a busy research environment with multiple research projects.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Processing, organizing and summarizing data, reporting results using a variety of scientific, word processing, spreadsheet or statistical software applications or program platforms

  • Conducting telephone interviews with enrolled participants on several research projects

  • Coordinating human subjects administration for both domestic and international research projects

  • Performing data entry for multiple research projects and organizing/maintaining study files

  • Coordinating and carrying out other designated research tasks and projects, making use of selected methodology and materials, field work, library research, statistical analysis, or other investigative techniques

  • Managing public inquiries regarding Program Director’s research program and studies.

  • Conducting library research and web-based research

  • Collating, organizing, and/or drafting material for the preparation of research papers, meetings, manuscripts, progress reports, articles or other documents for publication and/or presentation

  • Other duties as assigned

PLEASE NOTE: This position has a term appointment of 2 years from date of hire, with the possibility of extension.

School/Unit:Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 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.