Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0205
Post Date 5/23/2017
Title Research Assistant - Surgery
City Washington
State DC
Department Surgery
Description To participate in assigned department research projects and activities with primary functions devoted to data collection, data review and analysis, and preparation of reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

• Provides daily research support for all assigned research projects and related activities.

• Assists in developing research support procedures and policies.

• Provides liaison with other campus-wide offices and external research collaborators as necessary to coordinate research efforts.

• Conducts computerized and on-line research as needed to support ongoing and future research projects.

• Performs assigned medical and law library research assignments and prepares written report summaries.

• Assists in research, analysis, and writing of assigned reports to support other research staff members.

Requirements The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

BA/BS degree in appropriate discipline or equivalent combination of training and experience.

One year of relevant research experience is necessary. Computer literacy with Microsoft Word is required with this position.

Ability to input data into the computer, and analyze data as requested. Must be able to communicate providing verbal feedback in a professional manner. Must be able to follow and understand instructions, and react favorably in all work situations. Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.
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