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Research Assistant IDCRC

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Company :
FHI 360

Location :
Durham, North Carolina

Expiry Date :
Wed, 16 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Job_Summary This position will provide support and assist with the implementation and maintenance of research studies; establish various databases for tracking research studies and maintain update the database(s) as needed; collect, review, process and maintain essential documents; track the ordering and shipping of study supplies if necessary; coordinate, review and assist with development of study-related documents (e.g., protocol, ICF, data collection forms, training presentations); assist with data management processes, site communication, and implementation of study components based on standard operating procedures (SOPs); and attend meetings and assist with preparation and follow-up activities (e.g., scheduling, preparing agendas. Based on experience will participate in conference calls in a back-up capacity, reviewing and/or drafting minutes. Accountabilities * Coordinates, develops, reviews, tracks and revises assigned study- related documents including protocols, SOP s, monitoring plans, analysis plans, reports, and publications. * Conducts data reviews to ensure quality and compliance standards. * Performs administrative duties of purchasing supplies, assists with meetings and travel arrangements, training materials and prepares minutes and presentations. * Develops and maintains central files, dossiers for IRB reviews, and sets up conference calls. * Communicates with site staff to ensure updates and the successful completion of study goals. * Performs other related duties as assigned. Problem_Solving_&_Impact: * Works on assignments that are varied in scope that require analysis or interpretation of the situation. * Exercises good judgment within established procedures and practices to solve problems. * Decisions may affect a work unit or area within a department. Supervision_Given/Received: * Has no supervisory responsibility. * Follows established procedures on routine work, receives instruction on new assignments. * Typically reports to a Manager. Education: * Associate s Degree or its International Equivalent * Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. * Experience: o Typically requires 0-2 years of clinical trial or public health research experience. o Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. o Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate. o Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization. * Typical_Physical_Demands: o Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. o Ability to lift 5-50 lbs. * Technology_to_be_Used: o Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices. * Travel_Requirements: o 10%-25% if applicable * This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others and yourself. Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal. Show moreShow less