Research Assistant

Title: Research Assistant 

Pay rate: $21/hr

Duration: Temporary position, 6 months with possible extension.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with 30 mins lunch

Location: 135 East State Street, Trenton NJ  

The position may require evening hours (5-8 pm) for patient recruitment. A few hours may be required on the weekends intermittently, for instance Sunday 4-6 pm or Saturday 11-12 pm once a month.

Duties:

· Perform various tasks in research, such as call patients and recruit them to participate in the study. Enter data into a study database.
· Coordinate study mailings and other study communication materials. Print and assemble mailings efficiently.
· Effectively participates in research study meetings. Evaluate existing procedures and suggest revisions where necessary, propose new procedures where required.
· Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or a relevant field.

Must be computer literate with proficiency in database and Microsoft Office Suite applications. Must be able to do mail merges from an excel spreadsheet into Microsoft Word documents correctly.

Prior experience with cancer research and/or research experience in an academic medical center setting preferred.

Prior experience with statistical software (e.g. SAS, SPSS), health/clinical background or bilingual skills (English/Spanish) a plus.

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