Research Support Specialist job Miami Florida
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Research Support Specialist Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8847894
Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 8/1/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Information Technology
Job Code: R100034012

Job Description:

The department of Neurology is actively seeking a Research Support Specialist to to assist in the coordination of the Florida Stroke Registry, NOMAS, and the newly NIH funded Transitions of Care study. The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the principal investigators and senior research staff in the development and documentation of pertinent project records, documents, meetings, and meeting material related to the state and federally sponsored project in the Department of Neurology.


  • Researches, collects, analyzes, and synthesizes operational data and maintains databases.

  • Assists in organizing and coordinating stakeholder, executive, and subcommittee meetings.

  • Maintains project website content updated and serves as primary point of contact for community partners wishing to obtain access to the website through a private account.

  • Maintains project listserv active through frequent posting of scientific and project related content; documents listserv activity; identifies areas of opportunity to increase use, and recommends solutions.

  • Prepares and updates study enrollment schedule.

  • Assists with the preparation of grant proposals by processing regulatory documents.

  • Assists in the preparation of manuscript and abstract submissions.

  • Maintains project files, archived material, and resources, and responds to phone calls or emails on the research study phone line or email address, respectively.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

  • Assist project PI's and the Director of Research and Advocacy in developing UM IRB protocols, continuing reports, and other required IRB documents.

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the project website, Listserv, and other forms of social media.

  • Assist the Director of Research and Advocacy in developing, updating, and disseminating project communications and policy.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field required.

  • MPH and relevant experience in coordinating large federal grants is preferred.

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience implementing quality improvement projects highly desired.

  • Knowledge of IRB and experience with research reports preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

  • Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.

  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.

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 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.

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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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Contact Information:
Contact Name: University of Miami Health System Company Type:
Company: University of Miami Health System

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