About This Position
Grow your career with exciting research projects in Public Health!
Prevention Science and Community Health in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Research Associate 1. This position assists with programming and maintaining Redcap databases to collect participant-reported data on multiple, NIH-funded projects.
- Coordinates appointments for participants to undergo phlebotomy at in-person study visits for a project on COVID-19
- Manages delivery of peripheral venous blood samples to participating laboratories
- Provides instruction regarding self-collection of urine and rectal swabs in person for a project on COVID-19
- Coordinates and schedules participant study procedures with relevant study staff and associated laboratories.
- Assists in the distribution of recruitment materials via various channels (e.g., social media, flyers, and palm cards) and conducts screening assessment to determine participant eligibility for various studies.
- Obtains informed consent and administers study assessments such as surveys and questionnaires.
- Assists in collecting biospecimen samples from participants and stores samples according to study protocol.
- Works closely with research coordinators and project managers to execute various study protocols.
- Exhibits competencies in working with marginalized populations such as LGBTQ communities, ethnic minorities, and substance users.
- Bachelor's Degree in a biological science or health related discipline
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary
- Commitment to the University's core values
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment
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.