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Research Assistant 1 - One year position

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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Research Assistant 1
Classification Code 39140
FLSA Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Research Assistant 1 - One year position
Position Number 926690
CIP Code
FTE 1.0
Pay Grade 3
Department Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - 31560
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary

Responsible to the Psychiatry Research Director and his associated faculty and Investigators for overseeing a variety of clinical research projects, with a focus on neuro-AIDS; and performing other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of computer skills (word processing, data entry, statistical software).

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree required.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree and/or medical research experience in neuro-AIDS preferred.

Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received

Supervisor determines the methods for performing assigned tasks.

Version Date March 2017

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

Interacts with research subjects in a professional manner.

Ensures that IRB documentation is kept up to date.

Completes CRFs and maintains research documentation to a high standard, so that monitoring visits are error-free.

Coordinates participants’ attendance with availability of raters and laboratory staff.

Performs vital sign checks, physical examinations, blood draws, infusions, and clinical ratings and interviews as well as other clinical assessments, if licensed and/or certified to do so.

Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty

Statistically analyzes collected data.

Creates scientific graphs, power point presentations and research posters, and participates in peer-reviewed manuscript development.

Preforms other related duties as assigned.

Job Duty Type Secondary