Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Project Associate - Tobacco Treatment Program in New York, New York
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We are seeking a Research Project Associate (RPA) to handle our research projects related to implementation of tobacco treatment services at MSK as well as at various community oncology settings. Opportunities exist for research and academic professional development. This position is currently funded full-time for 2 years.
Assist in the development and evaluation of patient, provider and systems level strategies to improve tobacco treatment delivery in cancer care settings
Support the principal investigator (PI) and study team for data management and relevant project duties
Provide regular reports to the PI regarding study progress and challenges while working with the PI to address any problems that arise
Coordinate and participate in weekly study meetings
Design database(s) and tools to facilitate data collection as needed for assigned research projects
Maintenance of study databases, codebooks, and procedures for data entry and monitoring
Work with the MSK informatics team and IT manager to develop/implement strategies for streamlining Tobacco Treatment Program referrals
Acquire informed consent and administer questionnaires and qualitative interviews when applicable
Ensure coordination and implementation of project-related activities
Assist with the preparation of grants, presentations and manuscripts
Perform literature searches
Other tasks as needed
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, EndNote, SQL and SPSS (or SAS, R)
Outstanding knowledge of Tableau and REDCap preferred
Knowledge of Visio and/or Gant project management software a plus
Background knowledge in tobacco treatment is welcome but not required
Strong analytical and data management skills
Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail
Ability to prioritize and schedule work activities to ensure that workflow is efficient and meets the needs of the project
Ability to optimally work independently and within a large team setting
Outstanding interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills
- A minimum of 2 years of relevant research experience OR 1 year if you have a Master’s degree (e.g., public health, implementation science or related field)
- 5 days per week, Monday - Friday
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York
Posted Date1 month ago(1/20/2021 3:09 PM)
CategoryResearch - Clinical