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University of Rochester Research Support Assistant - 219587 in Rochester, New York

Research Support Assistant Job ID 219587


School of Medicine & Dentistry

Full/Part Time Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary Regular


Full Time 40 hours Grade 007 General Pediatrics




Position Summary:

The University of Rochester, Division of Pediatrics is seeking to hire a Research Assessment Specialist. The candidate will work with a team of assessment specialists to implement the study protocol for a multi-site behavioral clinical trial with both child and adult participants. The Research Assessment Specialist will conduct participant measures and engage in participant recruitment and retention activities. Duties include but are not limited to scheduling study assessment visits, conducting study measures (i.e., body measurements and surveys), entering data and ensuring quality control of data, attending all scheduled research meetings, participating in initial and ongoing study specific training, and working collaboratively with other team members. This position will require the candidate to work weekday evenings and weekend hours, and may require some weekday morning hours. Travel is required among participating practices in the Greater Rochester area.


Conduct subject recruitment, enrollment and retention activities including scheduling participant visits. Implement study protocol and administer written informed consent to study participants. Conduct body measurements including body weight, and height and administer a series of study surveys to participants. Engage in activities aimed to retain participants in the study, including regular phone calls.

Data collection, data entry, and data maintenance. Ensure the quality of participant data by employing proper quality control procedures and attention to detail. Enter participant information into the study’s electronic data capture system with high quality. Perform on-site validity checks of data and obtains clarification as needed. Verify study related information and review subject records to ensure complete and accurate data. Enter data into database. Run simple reports from database. Conduct data cleaning procedures. Assist with database creation, edits and general maintenance.

Perform additional research duties as assigned by study coordinator including; participant incentive tracking and distribution, assistance with presentations, posters, manuscripts, literature reviews, general office duties, etc.

Must attend all scheduled study meetings, and complete ongoing training as needed.


Requires 1 year of relevant post High School education or equivalent and 1-2 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer bachelor’s in health science field but not required. Evenings and weekends are required. Must have own reliable/efficient transportation to primary care offices and other local sites.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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