Job Title:   Research Assistant
Pay Grade:   4
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   046313

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a full time Research Assistant. The individual will be responsible for all facets of research, including screening, consenting, enrolling, and assessing participants and performing data entry. Responsibilities include but not limited to assisting in conducting interventions and distributing materials to research participants. Conducting interviews and administering psychosocial questionnaires, anthropometric measures, body composition analysis, blood pressure and pulse, and physical fitness, physical activity, and dietary intake. Perform data entry and data analysis. Assist in financial issues and tasks, such as ordering, billing, and reimbursement. Assist in report writing and co-authorship of articles and conference presentations. Perform primary coordination of all tasks with other team members. Assist in submission of IRB protocols, amendments, and reports.

Minimum education requirements includes a High School diploma or equivalent plus one year of relevant work related experience. Some college preferred. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, SPSS, and other related computer programs. The ability to conduct in-person assessments. Any appropriate combination of education, certifications, and/or relevant work experience will be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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