Supports and conducts scientific research and evaluation through the collection, analysis, and reporting of data. Duties will include but not be limited to theoretical and applied research, human subject compliance, research and evaluation support in a multidisciplinary team for the identified project and overall Prevention Research Center as appropriate.
POSITION ACCOUNT ABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Coordinates and participates in a variety of duties to assist investigators in data collection, verification, and compilation of research information related to various fields of research which may include behavioral, community based and/or clinical research as requested.
Implements research procedures and protocols for research activities utilizing both qualitative and quantitative methods, under general supervision.
Provides input and recommends alternative approaches to research and evaluation protocol and research dissemination.
Analyzes and interprets the results of studies with direct supervision and guidance.
Assists with the preparation of Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications and submits it to the board for review and approval.
Planning and scheduling research/evaluation activities such as field data collection.
Coordinates and manages research/evaluation project implementation including meeting facilitation, scheduling evaluation activities, and maintaining communication with partners.
Reviews literature for related research development, techniques and dissemination efforts.
Prepares written materials, charts and graphs on specialized techniques and research results for
publication, dissemination or presentation.
Utilizes data outcomes to develop segmented and aggregate evaluation summaries to illustrate trends and project successes.
Uses data management software skills for research and evaluation including SPSS, NVIVO, Qualtrics, among others assigned.
May be responsible for demonstrating and training others in evaluation data collection techniques (i.e. qualitative interviewing, focus group moderation), research design, and data management protocols.
Maintain and update evaluation databases and other information repositories.
Enter, edit, query, audit, code, reconcile, validate, merge, and statistically analyze collected data with general supervision.