Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17ST2169
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist IV for The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The primary role of the Research Teaching Specialist IV position is to support research that focuses on understanding promoting health-related behaviors among individuals with cancer and those at risk for cancer, under the direction of the Principal Investigator. Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Responsible for managing all phases of multiple research projects and ensuring compliance with study protocols.
Coordinates recruiting and contacting Hispanic study participants, interviewing participants by telephone or in person, administering survey questionnaires, attending study meetings, and research activities.
Maintains participants’ records in electronic database and ensures their confidentiality.
Provides support in general data analysis, and the preparation of presentations.
Home Location Campus: Downtown New Brunswick
Prior field experience in medical research and project management an asset.
Experience in data collection and managing research projects preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and an ability to set priorities for productivity.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative, yet seek supervision as appropriate.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to motivate and recruit study participants.
Ability to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends), as needed.
Possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.