Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Project Assistant at the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Treatment Science (PETS). The position will directly report to the Center's Associate Director of Research and will provide support services to PETS faculty and project managers at the Center by assisting with research proposals and ongoing research projects, and by supporting the day-to-day administrative operations of the Center. The Research Project Assistant will have the opportunity to work in a collegial work environment to support innovative, multidisciplinary studies.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts comprehensive literature review to support research projects and grant proposals.
Provides assistance with required regulatory documentation (e.g., Institutional Review Board, Data Use Agreements).
Provides basic support in the creation of code lists and data tables and conduct of data analyses as directed by Center faculty and staff.
Assists with ongoing project support under the guidance of the faculty PI or project manager, including, but not limited to, scheduling and taking of minutes, providing assistance with reporting to funders, submission of procurement materials, and engaging with co-investigators, consultants, and other collaborators.
Assists with grant submissions, protocol development, and manuscript development through drafting of passages under guidance from faculty, the review of formatting, spelling and grammar, and the creation of figures and tables.
Provides general administrative support in support of PETS faculty, Center leadership, and PETS operations.
Understands and adheres to Rutgers' compliance standards as they appear in RBHS's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest Policy, and relevant data use agreements.
Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rutgers' regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a related scientific field or discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience in research.
City: New Brunswick
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Standing, sitting, walking, talking, hearing, and typing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs. Light physical activity possible.
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.