RESEARCH STUDY ASSISTANT (TEMPORARY)
Research Study Assistant (Temporary) Req #: 158939 Department: Institute For Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) Appointing Department Web Address: Job Location: Seattle Campus Posting Date: 08/ 08/2018 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: $16.87/hour Union Position: Yes Shift: First Shift Notes: This is a TEMPORARY, PART-TIME position. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through August of 2019. The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. (UW) is proud to be one of the nationâs premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. The Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary Research Study Assistant. The research study assistant will perform both complex and routine procedures. The assistant will ensure the smooth operations of a research study involving infantsâ sense of touch and assist with data collection for use in fundamental research. Responsibilities: Communicate comfortably with parents and community members, and talk in a professional manner while also being able to establish a rapport with parents and community members. Coordinate with community agencies and hospitals to ensure the smooth execution of the research study. Meet with parents and community members as part of the research project, describe the study, and answer questions. Serve as a primary contact with study participants; explain the purpose of the research study and the research protocols. Screen prospective participants to determine eligibility according to research protocol entrance criteria; conduct interviews according to established protocol. Maintain confidentiality of subject records. Assist in the orientation of new participants and answer questions. Identify, organize, and track information for reports. Assist in recording behavior of subjects during research protocols. Gather, record, organize, transcribe and verify the accuracy of research study data; prepare data for computer input; analyze computer printouts; set up research database files. Assist in performing mathematical and statistical calculations and/or analysis. Assist in modifying data collection forms; survey and summarize relevant literature, as well as preparing and modifying applications for the Institutional Review Board applications. Review and explain consent forms, questionnaires, and surveys with prospective subjects. Perform related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS: Two years of college-level course work in a relevant academic area AND one year of appropriate experience. Extensive experience with infants (younger than 12 months old). Strong computer skills, including fluency with Microsoft Office. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent flexibility, organizational skills, and attention to detail. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to transport oneself to research sites (owning a vehicle is not a requirement). Weekend or evening work availability may be required. DESIRED SKILL & EXPERIENCE: Strong customer service skills and/or community relation skills. Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your My Jobs page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.