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Job Title: Senior Research Project Coordinator
Job Number: 180001HE
Organization: University of Maryland, Baltimore
Posted: 10/26/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Maternal and Child Health
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Baltimore,  MD    USA
Compensation: Up to $55,000
Position Description: The University of Maryland, Baltimore Department of Pediatrics is currently recruiting for a Senior Research Project Coordinator for the Division of Child Protection. This position involves an exciting opportunity to help lead a five-year national study funded by the NIH. The study involves the dissemination of the Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK) model developed by our Division (www.SEEKwellbeing.org). SEEK aims to make pediatric primary care more responsive to psychosocial problems facing many families, such as having a depressed parent. By so doing, SEEK aims to strengthen families, support parents and parenting, promote children’s health, development and safety, and help prevent child abuse and neglect. Based on promising findings from two large randomized controlled trials, we are well positioned to disseminate and help implement this model in many clinical settings around the US.

This is a contractual position which offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.

Essential Functions:

Working with a multidisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians around the US
Liaising with healthcare systems and medical professionals and administrators
Management and development of the research project - on a daily basis
Maintaining tracking data bases and conducting basic statistical analyses
Interacting with our Institutional Review Board, ensuring study documents meet all requirements
Coordinates Research Assistant activities
Organizing outreach to study participants
Conducting phone interviews with study participants
Conducting basic statistical analyses (not essential, but a plus)
Collaboration with a company that developed software to help implement SEEK
Maintenance and development of the SEEK website
Helping develop SEEK materials, conference presentations, articles
Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications: Education: Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Work or related field is strongly preferred.

Experience: The ideal candidate will be familiar with the child healthcare system and will have data management and basic statistical analytical skills. Two (2) years of experience running research projects is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Able to work independently
Good oral and writing skills
Good interpersonal skills
Reliable, dependable, mature
Highly motivated, energetic, shows initiative
Well organized

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 1/26/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Rebecca Greenwell,  Senior Research Project Coordinator
Contact Location:

Baltimore   MD  21201
United States
Contact Location:
 
  Baltimore   MD  21201
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: rebecca.greenwell@umaryland.edu
Web Address: https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/umb_external_staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=180001HE&lang=en
How to Apply: For consideration, apply to the direct link provided in this ad. Emailed resumes will not be accepted.

Additional Information: If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Web Site Delete Date: 1/26/2019