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Job Title: Research Assistant
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Organization: Veterans Affairs, Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)
Posted: 5/8/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Seattle,  WA    USA
Compensation: GS5-GS7
Position Description: Interested in helping enhance the health and care of our United States Veterans? Looking for meaningful work in a collaborative environment that produces innovative and effective solutions to Veteran and national healthcare problems through multi-site cooperative research studies?

The Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC), a component of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Cooperative Studies Program (CSP), is hiring a full-time research assistant. The position will support the Service and Health Among Deployed Veterans Study (SHADE Study, CSP #595), a 5-year multi-site observational study.

Key responsibilities for the position include the following: Provide operational and administrative support to meet research objectives; Serve as liaison with investigators, site personnel, consultants, and contractors; Assist with development and implementation of standard operating procedures and study materials; Assist with maintenance of study databases and files, including data entry and data management; Assist with preparation and tracking of IRB submissions and other regulatory documents; Conduct quality assurance/quality control procedures, including consent form audits and data reconciliation; Monitor participant recruitment and data collection activities and prepare reports and presentations; Coordinate and facilitate local and national meetings and trainings; Track progress and productivity of studies and projects

Qualifications: Ideal candidates for the position will have the following attributes: Must be US citizen; BA/BS or higher degree in a scientific research-related field; Experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research; Experience with research compliance and regulations; Strong organizational and analytic skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Experience with MS SharePoint and Access; Experience with Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) or other survey application

Organization Description: The Seattle Veterans Affairs Epidemiologic Research & Information Center (ERIC) is 1 of 5 epidemiologic research centers in the national VA Cooperative Studies Program. Our expanding research portfolio includes studies addressing the physical and mental health of Veterans of all eras with a particular focus on those who served during the Vietnam and Iraq/Afghanistan eras. We are looking for a Research Assistant to support the program.

Closing Date: 8/8/2018
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Contact Name: N/A N/A,  Research Assistant
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Seattle   WA  98018
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  Seattle   WA  98018
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How to Apply: To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, materials received by May 23, 2018 will be considered first.

Additional Information: Salary will be based on the candidate’s experience and education. Salaries for this position range from grades GS-5 through GS-7.

For more information about the Center’s research, please visit the Seattle ERIC website, For more information about the VA Office of Research and Development and CSP, visit the CSP website, lt.cfm.

Web Site Delete Date: 8/8/2018