Research Associate/Epidemiology-Dallas, TX

Updated: about 16 hours ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Application Types Accepted
Application  
Requisition Number
171320  
Job Category
Research  
Job Title
Research Associate/Epidemiology-Dallas, TX  
Status
Full-Time  
# Hours Per Week
40  
Shift/Work Schedule
 
School/Unit
School of Public Health  
Department
Dallas Regional Campus  
Job Location
Dallas, TX  
Job Summary
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This position is located in Dallas, Texas.
Manages the day-to-day activities for research project(s) of considerable scope and complexity. Decisions impact the success of the research project(s).
Seeking preference for Master's level (perhaps PhD program in epidemiology) strong data analysis and can manage research projects. Demonstrated ability to write scientific articles would be highly desirable.
 
Additional Summary Specific to Job
Primary responsibilities include:
Collects, evaluates, interprets, and documents research data to accomplish the objectives of a wide variety of scientific experiments and research projects.
Influences project direction and outcomes by identifying opportunities to enhance, terminate, or re-direct research activities.
Recruits study participants or field interviewers.
Evaluates and interprets data and provides results to investigators to support publication.
Maintains quality control checks and a safe environment in compliance with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulation and codes.
Assists in the preparation and writing of research reports, manuscripts, papers and grant proposals for presentation and publication.
Provides direction and training to lab personnel to ensure efficient, timely and high quality results in compliance with all protocols, guidelines, regulations, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Organizational Requirements
MINIMUM EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree in a related field with three (3) years of related research experience including experience in a lead research role; or
Master's degree in a related field with one (1) year of related research experience including experience in a lead research role.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
Years of experience varies based on education level.
- Depending on project(s), Certification for Protection of Human Research Subject may be required or must be completed within 5 days of employment.
 
Departmental Requirements/Preferences
Strongly prefer Master's level (perhaps PhD program in epidemiology) strong in data analysis and can manage research projects. Demonstrated ability to write scientific articles would be highly desirable.  
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience  
This position works with Houston Independent School District (H.I.S.D.) students.
No  
This position works with minors under the age of 18 years.
No  
This position will be working in a laboratory or clinic
No  
This position will use radiation sources
No  
Pre Employment Conditions
Drug Test
TB Skin Test
 
Open to current UTHSC-H employees only?
No  
Job Classification
regular  
FLSA Status
Exempt  
Does this position accept online applications?
Yes  
This is a grant funded position
Yes  
Benefits Eligible
Yes  
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