Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Admin Coord, Senior (Research Assistant) in Atlanta, Georgia
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The individual in this position is responsible for managing an active research lab with multiple young adult treatment studies and as well as aiding in the administration of the addiction clinic. Research responsibilities include participant recruitment, creation of study materials, data collection and management, study scheduling, clinical interviewing, and preparation of IRB materials. Other tasks include preparing scientific presentations and manuscripts, conducting literature searches, and sitting-in on clinical team meetings. Applicants should have some experience in conducting literature searches, creating excel spreadsheets, and working as part of a team.
Under the direction of Dr. Justine Welsh, the Emory Addiction Services’ research examines treatment outcomes in adolescents and young adults with substance use disorders. Current grant-funded studies for the position include a pharmacy pilot studying examining barriers to medication and harm reduction strategies for OUD in pharmacies, and an evaluation of a specific behavioral intervention to medication-assisted treatment in individuals with severe opioid use disorder. The position will also provide research support to the Addiction Alliance of Georgia, which has a current study funded examining outcomes associated with virtual intensive outpatient programming. This person will assist with VIOP analyses and reporting of outcomes including baseline demographics, treatment adherence/completion, substance use outcomes and quality of life measures.
Identifying, contacting, and interviewing research study participants, either in person or by phone to obtain data for an assigned research project.
Grant writing, manuscript preparation, and data compilation.
Maintaining complete and accurate records and files pertaining to research projects.
Performing related approved non-clinical administrative responsibilities as required.
A bachelor's degree in a science discipline, business management, or related field and two years of related professional experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
Note: An approved CAS Exception is required for anyone who is charged to a federal grant or contract under this job code.
At least one year of laboratory or clinical research experience.
Strong organizational skills and an ability to work independently.
A strong interest in a future career in medicine or clinical psychology.
This position is particularly suitable to post-bachelor student looking to go to medical school or graduate school.
Experience in statistical software (e.g. SPSS or R) and scientific writing
Experience working with adolescents and young adults in a clinical or research setting
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 67785
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Psych: Child Psych - CAMP
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Laboratory
Location : Name Executive Park 12
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta