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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
Contact Location:

Seattle   WA  98018
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  Seattle   WA  98018
 
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Contact Email: SeattleCSPEC@va.gov
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How to Apply: To apply, send a cover letter and resume to SeattleCSPEC@va.gov. 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, http://www.seattle.eric.research.va.gov. For more information about the VA Office of Research and Development and CSP, visit the CSP website, http://www.research.va.gov/programs/csp/defau lt.cfm.

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