Thursday
Jul302015

Job Opportunity with the Temple U. Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities

Research Assistant

Job Description:

The Research assistant will provide support to help coordinate and carr out research studies at the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This will involve data collection, editing, and entry; resarch participant recruitment and retention; facilitating and monitoring relationships with collaborators; support of IRB submissions; development of resources and proeducts; and general organizational and administrative support to our multidisciplinary research team.

For more information, or to apply for this position, visit the Temple University Employment Opportunity Website and search job number TU-19474. 

Job Qualifications: 
Under general supervision, the Research Assistant provides professional level research support requiring the application of standard research practices and techniques for the College of Health Professions' department of Rehabilitation Sciences. The Research Assistant is responsible for coordinating and carrying out all clinical studies in the RRTC. Tasks include: providing support to various levels of leadership in a multidisciplinary research team; data collection, editing, and entry; research subject recruitment and retention; facilitating and monitoring positive relationship with collaborators; support of IRB submissions; development of resources and products; and general organizational and administrative support. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in field related to social sciences and at least six months of directly related experience in community based research with individuals who have a serious mental illness. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
 
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to conduct general fact finding searches, including Internet and scholarly literature searches.
  • Strong interest in rehabilitation research.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to operate all standard office equipment and software including MS Office.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and doctors.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and planning.