The Department of Family Medicine at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Research Assistant II. This position is responsible for research programs and also the research activities of the residents and faculty in the department. The incumbent will supervise undergraduate and graduate student Research Assistants’ schedules, data collection, and procedures for multiple research studies and QI projects. The incumbent will also demonstrate and assist with various research-related tasks and activities to Department of Family Medicine residents as part of their overall scholarly activity training.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
- Support activities for new and ongoing research studies;
- IRB protocol preparation and management;
- Research poster and presentation development;
- Qualitative and quantitative data collection;
- Database creation and management;
- Report preparation;
- Literature review and annotated bibliography preparation.
- Supervise undergraduate and graduate Research Assistants working on various studies and projects.
- Demonstrating and assisting with research tasks, such as how to conduct a lit review, write an annotated bibliography, interpret research findings, create a presentation, code data, etc.
- Create learning materials to be distributed to students and residents, such as steps for conducting a literature review.
- Master's degree;
- Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Previous experience preferred.
- Must be able to multi-task while still attending to critical details.
- Need a high level of reading comprehension skills and proficient writing skills.
- Must be punctual and organized.
- Training will be provided self-directed individuals who can work with minimal supervision will be the most successful in this position.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.