Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Essential Functions: Job PurposeThe Research Study Assistant recruits potential research study participants and provides education relating to the research study. Follows protocols, collects, processes and analyzes research data, ensuring accuracy and completeness.Essential FunctionsRecruits potential research study participants. Provides research study information and explains research protocol. Obtains informed consents from potential research study participants.Collects data from potential research study participants by conducting interviews, providing questionnaires and tests and/or reviewing and extracting data from health and medical records. Ensures completeness and accuracy of data collected. Compiles, tabulates and/or codes participant data and enters into database. Updates database as necessary.Follows-up with research study participants by conducting phone calls and/or face-to-face visits. Provides additional research information, resolves any data inaccuracies and collects samples as appropriate to study.Assists with collecting, tracking, reviewing, analyzing and summarizing research data. Creates reports, tables, charts, graphs and/or presentations. Communicates research information to appropriate parties. May assist with writing/preparing portions of grant applications and providing input to scientific papers and publications.Completes all documents associated with current local, state, & federal regulatory guidelines, requirements, laws and research protocols. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation High school completion (or GED)Bachelor's degree in a science related field preferred.Experience Entry level (no prior job-related work experience)Research related experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAbility to empathetically, effectively and professionally communicate verbally and in writing to a diverse population. Ability to speak, read and write fluent English. Ability to clearly and effectively present information one-on-one and in groups. Working knowledge of database software. Ability to accurately compile and analyze complex data sets and create and update spreadsheets, graphs and presentations based on data.
Internal Number: 76_206694
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.