Job Information

University of Utah Research Dev Associate I in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 12/20/2023

Requisition Number PRN37241B

Job Title Research Dev Associate I

Working Title Research Dev Associate I

Job Grade E

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

Employees must reside in the state of Utah but might have the opportunity to work a hybrid (in-office and remote) work schedule. Possible consideration of a request for a fully remote work schedule, subject to approval and change.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00952 - Division of Epidemiology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $39,300 to $68,349

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Division of Epidemiology within the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah is in search of a Research Development Associate 1 to support research projects & proposals within the Infectious Diseases Program. The ideal candidate will have interest and/or experience in a wide variety of topics including epidemiology, public health, microbiology, statistics, and mathematical modeling. This position supports a wide range of strategic, proactive, and capacity building activities designed to enable and enhance research and may include strategic research advancement, communication of research and research opportunities, enhancement of collaboration and team science, and proposal development.

Responsibilities

  • With basic oversight from a supervisor, assists with administrative tasks on large/complex projects & proposals
  • Supports data collection and reporting needs
  • Attends and participates in Investigator and staff meetings. Advises team regarding specific study assignments and timelines.
  • Coordinates meetings for the study team, collaborators, and the sponsor. Prepares and disseminates meeting agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Assists in planning and coordinating in-person meetings with project sponsors, partners, and project team members.
  • Support formatting and basic copy-editing including layout
  • Provide proposal and award information-related metrics; Disseminate grant opportunities and proposal development tools
  • Operations support for community building – help to organize events, seminars, etc.
  • Problems encountered are varied, but generally with precedent. Resolution may require some analysis and interpretation, requiring innovation and creativity.
  • Has developed specialized skills or is multi-skilled through job-related training and on-the-job experience
  • May perform functions required of a Study Coordinator as necessary.

This job description 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.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: 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

Bachelor’s degree or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience).

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

Preferences

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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