Under the general supervision of the Project Director and Principal Investigator(s), and within established policies and procedures, performs research coordination for several HIV prevention and care research projects, such as studies on the following topics: 1) treatment of stimulant use disorder in the context of concurrent HIV sexual risk behavior; 2) uptake and adherence to pre-exposure antiretroviral prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV among HIV-negative individuals; and 3) HIV treatment adherence for adolescents and young adults. Studies involve a variety of at risk populations, including sexual and gender minorities (LGBT individuals) and other key populations and marginalized groups.
The position will also entail: searching for and summarizing scientific literature searches and writing; participating in implementation activities of experimental protocols; supporting and helping to facilitate procedures to carry out established research objectives; coordinating research activities according to established protocols; collecting and possibly analyzing data using statistical methodology; assisting in drafting oral and poster presentations and papers for publication based on the research performed; assisting in IRB submissions and human subjectâ??s paperwork; synthesizing data and outcomes for reporting to funders and partner organizations, among other tasks that present.
Required: BS/BA in public health, psychology or related field
Preferred: Masters of Public Health, or related field
Minimum 3 yearsâ?? professional research experience. Community-based participatory research/implementation science research desired.
Knowledge and experience working a variety of at risk populations, including sexual and gender minorities (LGBT individuals), racial and ethnic minorities, and other key populations and marginalized groups.
Knowledge of computer word processing and spreadsheet applications; Data entry skills and PC experience required
Meticulous attention to detail, organized, and able to work on many different projects simultaneously
Strong written and verbal communication skills; Able to talk about sensitive topics in a mature manner
Interest in health disparities, public health, HIV and sexual minority health
Successful applicant must submit a resume/CV and cover letter
Background check - Criminal
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Center for Health Equity Research
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