Research Assistant II - Airsickness Clinical Trial
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CAMRIS International, on behalf of Topsail Professional Services, is seeking a Research Assistant II to support an airsickness clinical trial in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Support the Principal Investigator (PI) and lead Research Assistant.
Provide support to the PI in protocol packet development for the IRB, ensuring compliance with local rules and regulations. Support includes identifying the appropriate forms and processes necessary to complete the research protocol.
Supervise, assist and coordinate study team personnel in the understanding and performance of their duties.
At the direction of the PI, coordinate 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.
Set-up, operate, adjust, and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus according to experimental specifications.
Support administrative research tasks. Tasks 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; 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 all 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.
Perform or manage a range of additional functions incidental to research activities such as preparing mass mailings or analyzing proposed data collection designs.
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 following 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 general knowledge Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Intermediate knowledge of statistical analysis software such as Systat or SPSS.
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.
Experience collecting human performance or clinical trials data.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Physiology, or the Social or Behavioral Sciences or a related field and at least 2 years of experience working in a research environment.