CAMRIS International, on behalf of Topsail Professional Services, is seeking a Research Assistant I to support an airsickness clinical trial in Ft. Worth, Texas.
At the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), support the implementation of research studies in accordance with the approved protocol, including regulatory requirements, maintenance of study records, and all activities associated with internal and external audits.
Under direct supervision of a PI, contribute to research experiments, procedures, and tests and support research activities including collecting, analyzing, and processing research data. Provide status reports for research activities.
Contribute to the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and standards for lab operations to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of the laboratory
Set-up, operate, adjust, and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus according to defined experimental specifications.
Complete administrative research duties. Tasks can include: meeting with potential research subjects to explain the research project in detail; enrolling eligible subjects into the study by obtaining written informed consent; scheduling subjects for a research appointment; screening potential subjects by conducting computer testing and collecting medical histories; maintaining a master calendar for the study; and serving as point of contact for research subjects.
Ensure data are collected according to protocol, maintain responsibility for standardized data collection, support data coding and entry, and quality control of entered data.
Assist with literature reviews and contribute to writing manuscripts and presentations from the collected data.
Monitor supply inventory and replenish stocks through established supply procedures.
Performs other job duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to learn new software, research methods, and work routines quickly.
Attention to detail and able to follow written and verbal instructions.
Flexibility in responding to new tasks.
Strong interpersonal skills including ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of Human Performance Research methods.
Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to plan and prioritize work.
Ability to exercise independent judgment in the resolution of problems.
Ability to be a self-starter and work independently.
Ability to interface with investigators, research staff, and study participants.
Ability to extract and compile a broad range of data from a variety of written sources, personal contacts, and/or databases.
Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Science-related field and at least one year of experience working in a research environment.