Senior Research Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Rockville, MARYLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ;

Posting Details

Job Description Summary:
The George Washington University Biostatistics Center (BSC) of the Milken Institute School of Public Health is an off-campus research facility located in Rockville, Maryland. The Biostatistics Center serves as the coordinating center for large scale multi-center clinical trials and epidemiologic studies funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other Federal agencies. The Biostatistics Center is a leader in the statistical coordination of major medical research programs of national and international scope, frequently leading to major medical advances. We are proud to be a leader in biostatistical research, study design, and study coordination. Visit our website at:
Senior Research Assistant to support the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG), an NIH funded research project the BSC. In this role, you will be a key member of the ARLG team and your work will be vitally important to project. The senior research assistant will assist a team of academic Biostatisticians, and works independently as well as collaboratively with the research team and external members of the study group focused on data and research activities. The research assistant will develop experience in the conduct and analysis of multi-center clinical studies as well as data science and problem solving skills.
Essential duties include:
-Maintains detailed knowledge of research study protocols, statistical analysis plans, data forms, and other study documents.
-Performs data management. Programs ad hoc and periodic reports for monitoring activities and data quality.
-Programs and performs regular data checks and reviews output.
-Maintains study documents and documentation of validation; assists with final study documentation and archival.
-Participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary team of programmers and researchers, interacting with internal and external members of the research study group.
-Participates in general staff meetings and study-specific meetings as required.
-Using a standard template program, prepares tables for analysis reports.
-Formats study articles to journal specifications, including citations.
-Maintains RefWorks bibliography of study and integration with Word.
-Performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are related to the position and the needs of the study.
Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a BA/BS and 1 year of experience in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
-High degree of organizational aptitude to meet tight deadlines and maintain high quality work
-Efficient in problem solving who can both take initiative and work effectively within the group and independently
-Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, to ensure the BSC team achieves its goals
-High level of accuracy and attention to detail
-Ability to think deeply and independently, as well as to question things that don’t make sense, and take ownership of assigned initiatives
-Ability to juggle multiple assignments at the same time
-Strong ability to work independently and efficiently, prioritize multiple tasks, and execute reliably
-In depth knowledge of and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
-Experience with or inclination to learn SAS (preferred) and R.
-Science or math background preferred
-Previous research experience preferred
Hiring Range $20.97 - $28.62


Campus Location: Rockville, Maryland
College/School/Department: Biostats
Family Research and Labs
Sub-Family Field Research
Stream Service and Support
Level Level 3
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm
Will this job require the employee to work on site? No
Employee Onsite Status Hybrid
Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status
Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: R002164
Job Open Date: 05/24/2024
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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