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Research Assistant

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Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy Type Temporary
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Research Assistant
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $28-$32/hr
Position Number 172288MMH1
Work Schedule 20 hours per week
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) .50
Department 172288 - Biological Sciences Grads and Temps
Department Biological Sciences
Job City & State Raleigh, with occasional travel to Wilmington area
Essential Job Duties

Senior level study manager is needed for a high profile community based study of environmental exposure to water contaminants. The position will involve coordination of recruitment, screening, scheduling, and the conduct of data and specimen collection activities for approximately 400 (adults and children) living in the Cape Fear River Basin community. It will also involve the development of a comprehensive manual of operations to be used for role-based training of study team members. The study manager will train the study team and also complete in-person monitoring of the staff. The study manager will be responsible for maintaining participant contact lists and tracking study activities to ensure that all elements are completed. The study manager will also prepare all regulatory submissions to the NCSU Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s degree with at least 15 years of research experience or Master’s degree with at least 5 years of research experience.

Departmental Required Skills

Epidemiologic study management; experience in the conduct of epidemiologic studies and development and implementation of Institutional Review Board protocols. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Bachelor’s degree with at least 15 years of research experience or Master’s degree with at least 5 years of research experience.

Required License or Certification

Certified Project Management Professional preferred.

Special Instructions
Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 10/16/2017

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae