Job Information

University of Utah PS Staff Research Assistant (Beehive) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 07/14/2023

Requisition Number PRN35697B

Job Title PS Research Associate

Working Title PS Staff Research Assistant (Beehive)

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday; Sunday through Thursday

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00958 - DFPM-Administration

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 20000 to 53000 DOQ

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

We are looking for a Research Assistant interested in working with a diverse research team. Hours are flexible (up to 20 hours/week). We have some flexibility to work around your school schedule. Our research assistants work as part of a team which includes physicians, PhDs, and graduate students on hypothesis testing research projects. This position is specific for a COVID -19 study. This research project is funded by Novavax. We can teach you any of the necessary skills as long as you are willing and eager to learn. Come to gain hands on experience in hypothesis driven in COVID -19 research in a friendly and challenging environment.

This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at DFPM if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms.

Office Location: 250 S 200 E. Parking fee is covered by the employee.

Responsibilities

Compiles data from a variety of sources including interviews, questionnaires, literature sources, and medical and genealogical records; screen and enroll study participants; coordinate study visit; assemble specimen kits; collects, ships, and/or stores specimens; follow up with participants; enters information into the department’s computer system. Assists PI’s, Research Associate’s, Post-doctoral fellows, etc. in the preparation of manuscripts and presentation materials by creating slides, charts, graphs and handouts. Maintains up-to-date files and records of research data. Searches sources such as reference works, documents, statistical records, etc. and evaluates applicability of collected data to research subject. May draft correspondence to answer inquiries and respond to requests from outside agencies about specific projects. May edit research papers, project reports, and publication materials; may make arrangements for the printing and graphic art requirements for printed materials. May maintain an internal library on project information resources and data collected. Performs quality control through path audits in order to resolve discrepancies and overlaps with data. Schedules appointments, visits, and meetings.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Mostly work from home environment; office environment

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead

Minimum Qualifications

Preferences

Six months research experience or equivalency; demonstrated organizational and communication skills; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service preferred. An understanding of research protocols and procedures preferred.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

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