Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist IV for The Department of Population Studies at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Research Teaching Specialist IV supports highly specialized and technical behavioral, epidemiological, and clinical research related to cancer prevention and control
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Creates web-based study surveys.
Creates a user-friendly system for study tracking and data entry using already-developed systems, as directed.
Provides support in data processing, storage, and preparing data for quantitative analysis.
Assists with IRB submissions.
Participates in study-related meetings.
Provides administrative oversight for project activities.
Understands and adheres to Rutgers' compliance standards as they appear in RBHS's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Understands, demonstrates and models the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey core values.
Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rutgers's compliance standards as they appear in RBHS's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conducts and Interest policy.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in a relevant social science or related field (e.g. psychology, social work, public health or social science) or Bachelor's Degree plus one (1) year of related research experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated excellent organizational, coordination and problem solving skills, with attention to detail and an ability to set priorities for productivity.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and SPSS.
Ability to work independently and take initiative, yet seek supervision as appropriate.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience working with the survey and data management software DatStat (Discovery and Illume).
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.
Work Environment: Office environment. Moderate noise.
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