University of Colorado Senior Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado
University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Section of Infectious Disease
Senior Professional Research Assistant
Position #00773309– Requisition #18543
* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers
- The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Disease has an opening for a full-time (unclassified) Senior Professional Research Assistant position.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here at http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/WhoWeAre/Documents/CUAnschutzfacts.pdf _.
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Nature of Work:
The applicant will be involved in epidemiologic research studies, along with the required scholarship, including but not limited to abstract development for presentations for domestic and international meetings as well as manuscript writing.
The candidate will be asked to provide data-related research support for the Simoes’ group. The position primarily requires data analysis, assistance with grant preparation, and manuscript preparation. The candidate would need to have facility using SAS, and at least one other statistical package such as STATA, R, or SPSS. Data collection instrument and database creation may be required in the future, so knowledge of Redcap, Access, or other database managers is preferred. Advanced skills with Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Xcel are required. Advanced English writing and communication skills, and experience with EndNote are also required.
The position may require the candidate to travel internationally for study meetings with collaborators.
Examples of Work Performed:
Collaborates with PI other members of the team to analyze data and write manuscripts
Perform database management and quality assurance/quality control for large databases
Perform data analysis and presentation for progress reports and study meetings
Take continuing education for newly available statistical and graphics software
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services .
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Master’s Degree in Public Health Epidemiology/Biostatistics
Advanced Facility programming with SAS
Intermediate Facility with STATA, R or SPSS
Intermediate Facility with database managers such as Redcap, Access MsSQL, or others
Three years’ experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Xcel, Powerpoint)
Experience using EndNote
Conditions of Employment:
Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado
Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check
Experience with Infectious Disease Research
Experience with medical research
Experience with Redcap, Access, or other database managers
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrates a high level of professionalism
Ability to work well with multidisciplinary team members
Ability to establish and maintain good rapport international collaborators
Primary Location: Aurora
Job Category Faculty
Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS
Posting Date Sep 15, 2020
Unposting Date Ongoing
Posting Contact Name Eric Simoes
Posting Contact Email Eric.Simoes@cuanschutz.edu
Posting Number 00773309
Req ID: 18543
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