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University of Utah Research Associate - PS in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 12/27/2018

Requisition Number PRN19250B

Job Title Research Associate

Working Title Research Associate - PS

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F, 8am-5pm

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $50,0000 - $75,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Develops research projects and assists in scientific design, study conduct and interpretation, statistical analysis, abstract and manuscript writing and submission, in collaboration with the Adult Reconstruction faculty in the Department of Orthopaedics.

Responsibilities

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Essential Functions

-Background experience or knowledge of total joint replacement, or ability to quickly learn and become fluent in the field

-Manuscript reading, writing (co-authoring), editing, formatting and submission

-Basic statistical analysis

-Collaborate with statistical analysis group

-Database management, query, analysis, including internal databases (REDCap, Datawarehouse)

-Work with other departments to help drive projects forward including – Utah All Payors Database, Utah Population Database, Veteran’s Administration

-Perform literature reviews – summarization, distillation, citation of existing literature

-Citation management

-Write and submit grants

-Assist with continual search and secure of external funding sources

-Develop study protocol

-Regulatory Management, includingIRBand Conflicts of Interest

-Manage research funds/accounts

-Create research-oriented presentations and posters

-Manage divisional research enterprise/staff

-Collaborate with multi-institutional research protocols, including writing and securing data sharing agreements, etc.

-May see patients in the clinical setting.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in a scientific discipline or health related field plus four years of experience or equivalency required.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according toCDCstandards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

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Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

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 is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif 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 fromURSare 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.

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