The Tobacco Advertising Research: Geographies, Expenditures, Themes (TARGET) Collaboratory is seeking a research coordinator to coordinate projects examining the tactics that tobacco companies use to target and mislead consumers and create health inequities. We are looking for an organized and clear thinker to join a team of fun and passionate researchers. This position will join a team of researchers conducting research to inform regulatory policy around tobacco advertising. We are conducting a series of studies (funders include the Food & Drug Administration and National Cancer Institute) examining the content and effects of tobacco advertising, including e-cigarettes, to better understand how tobacco products are portrayed and how the tobacco industry responds to regulations.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Coordinate undergraduate and graduate research assistants
Organize and lead weekly team meetings
Track study progress and deliverables/manage timelines
Facilitate coordination between student researcher assistants, study investigators and funders
Oversee data collection process on RedCap
Manage and organize database of ads
Manage and conduct quality control of data
Opportunities to conduct statistical analyses, and collaborate with research team on presentations and publications
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related field, preferably in public health or social science field.
Some related experience including experience with projects related to public health or tobacco regulatory science
Working as part of a research team, and/or experience with data management.
Master's degree in public health or social science field
Experience with quantitative data analysis.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Good communication skills
Experience using RedCap and experience using Stata are desirable
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35/hr; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001130-HBS-Research Projects Personnel area: School of Public Health
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