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Job Title: Clin Research Associate I-PolicyLab
Job Number: 14850
Organization: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Posted: 3/22/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Policy
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Philadelphia,  PA    USA
Position Description: Job Summary

This is a full time research associate position offered through PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The aim of PolicyLab is to achieve optimal child health and well-being by informing program and policy changes through interdisciplinary research. Our research process is engaged with local, state, and national stakeholders from beginning to end, ensuring that our research provides insight that can meaningfully improve child health in the community. PolicyLab prides itself on cultivating professional growth and offering opportunities for research staff to apply their skills to impactful research.

The research associate will assume a lead role, under the direction and guidance of the Principal Investigator, in providing analytic and project coordination support for research activities in PolicyLab’s Intergenerational Family Services portfolio. In projects related to home visiting programs and child maltreatment in military families, the research associate would be responsible for quantitative analysis of large administrative datasets. The research associate will additionally collaborate with other research team members to translate and disseminate findings for a variety of audiences.

The ideal candidate will have specialized training in public health, including biostatistics and epidemiology, with a high degree of understanding of research project coordination. The research associate will need to exercise discretion and judgment in the oversight and management of research- identifiable data, extraction and analysis of data, general project support, and project dissemination activities. The research associate will oversee reporting requirements. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills and the ability to clearly communicate findings to both research and policy audiences

Job Responsibilities

Coordinates project activities and maintain communication with Principal Investigator and research team members.

Plans and leads weekly meetings of team members.

Performs data acquisition, compliance, and management activities to meet standards for federal and state administrative data.

Collaborates with the data programming staff.

Perform data analysis tasks in collaboration with Principal Investigator.

Collaborates with the Principal Investigator to prepare dissemination of results as abstracts, scientific manuscripts, and progress reports.

Prepares applications for the IRB or IACUC, Radiation Safety Committee, and other official regulatory groups. Keeps up-to-date files on correspondence and maintain approval status.

Attends conferences and presentations to share project findings.

Applies relevant project lessons and skills to ongoing center initiatives.

Qualifications: Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Masters of/in in Public Health or Epidemiology with 3 - 5 years of clinical research experience OR a PhD in a related field.

Additional Technical Requirements

Proficiency in SAS or STATA a must

Ability to function independently in a clinical research setting

Ability to handle multiple, time dependent tasks

Excellent communication skills to interact with staff, parents and children

Ability to handle confidential materials

Excellent organizational and analytical skills

Ability to write progress reports and scientific manuscripts

Ability to use computers, learn new software applications

Ability to manage data and perform quantitative analysis

Current knowledge and understanding of GCP and ICH guidelines as well as FDA and, if applicable, local regulations, Definitions and Reporting requirements for adverse events, IRBs, Elements of Informed Consent

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146

Phone: 866-820-9288

Organization Description: At Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we help children grow and thrive — and we offer these same opportunities to the professionals who make up our team. CHOP is a unique work environment, with exceptional team members, supportive managers and state-of-the-art training. Our employees are all empowered to realize their well-defined goals, because we believe everyone makes a difference — it’s the very foundation on which our Hospital is built.

Since 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace of many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. As the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved the lives of countless children.

Today, that same spirit of care and innovation continues. The Hospital now employs more than 10,000 people in more than 50 locations across Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Closing Date: 6/22/2018
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Contact Name: Ashley Quinn,  Clin Research Associate I-PolicyLab
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