Sr. Research Associate 1, Behavioral and Community-Based Research
Company: University of Miami
Posted on: February 26, 2021
Sr. Research Associate 1, Behavioral and Community-Based
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Transforming Lives The University of Miami is among the top
research universities and academic medical centers in the nation,
and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.With more
than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for
excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and
impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the
community, and people across the globe.The University is committed
to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued
and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity,
Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and
Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an
environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and
The Senior Research Associate I position is part of the Behavioral
and Community-Based Research Shared Resource (BCSR). BCSR offers
expertise and services to investigators engaged in cancer
prevention, behavioral, epidemiologic, and cancer survivorship
research. The Senior Research Associate I will provide research
services on community and population-based studies and programs
that aim to reduce cancer related health disparities in South
Florida. The incumbent will implement day-to-day tasks related to
research protocols and office support to facilitate the efficient
operations of BCSR.JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Coordinate and conduct behavioral interventions related to
specific research projects, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,
Health Education, Smoking Cessation, Stress Management, among
- Provide technical assistance and services to Cancer Center
investigators on funded research projects, e.g., recruitment and
retention strategies, developing and testing recruitment materials,
and questionnaires, assisting in research training activities,
monitoring data collection and managing databases.
- Help establish and maintain a network of community partners
with whom Cancer Center investigators can collaborate in conducting
research, and facilitate collaborative relationships between
investigators and community partners.
- Provide supervision and training on research activities to
other BCSR staff, BCSR users' team members, graduate students, and
- Recruits, consents, and enrolls research participants.
Maintains consent forms and all other study documentations and
- Establishes/maintains contact with patient/participants, health
care providers, community agencies and study sponsors.
- Maintain reporting needs as established by the IRB, HIPAA,
HSRO, DSMC, and funding/sponsored agencies as needed including
continuing reports, amendments, reportable events, and
- Perform electronic medical chart reviews upon participation
enrollment and completion using EPIC/CERNER and update VELOS with
participants status. Prepares monthly enrollment reports.
- Perform screening interviews, conduct and/or coordinate focus
groups and behavioral interventions, and administer survey
instruments related to specific research projects.
- Enters data appropriately, ensures data integrity and
consistency in computer database and written records.
- Attend meetings with research team members as needed.
- Assist managers with consultations to PI's who are interested
on BCSR services and with billing processes for BCSR services.
- Establish and facilitate Community Meetings for specific
- Coordinate subcontracts between the University of Miami and
community partners collaborating on funded research projects.
- Present cancer and socio-demographic data and help disseminate
- Maintain knowledge of local, state and national initiatives and
events that address cancer and health disparities.
- Able to accommodate a changing work schedule and travel to
different locations in the Tri-County area.
- Able to handle multiple studies simultaneously.
- Knowledge and understanding of research methodology, cancer
epidemiology, social determinants of health, health promotion and
disease prevention strategies, mental health and group therapy,
concepts of cultural competency, and basic statistics
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
- Excellent English skills, both oral and written required.
- Excellent Spanish skills, both oral and written required.
- Perform other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONS:
- Master's Degree in relevant field is required.
- No previous experience requiredKnowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
- Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of
- Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical
decisions.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a
comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition
remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South
Florida's only university-based health system, provides
leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research
and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an
academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin
America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100
specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million
patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has
earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and
patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient
safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the
flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami
Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide
ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and
clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or
clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination.
Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or
termination of employment. The University of Miami is an Equal
Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected
Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on
certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for
additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay
Grade:r5 Posted 2 Days Ago Full time R100044344 About Us A vibrant
and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of
Miami and the University of Miami Health System have rapidly
progressed to become one of the nation's top research universities
and academic medical centers in the nation. A private research
university with more than 17,000 students from around the world,
the University of Miami is focused on creating a future that cuts
across geographic, cultural, and intellectual borders. The
University comprises 11 schools and colleges serving undergraduate
and graduate students in more than 180 majors and programs. The
University ranks No. 57 on U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best
Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2020 Wall Street
Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Established in
1925 during the region's famous real estate boom, today the
University is a major research university engaged in nearly $346
million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually.
While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of
Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in other areas,
including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the
USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat
every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer,
part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious
National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.
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