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Research Coordinator

Category: Research
Location:
Commerce Place, Malden, MA

Department: GVC Internet Gambling Research
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: 9 am - 5:30 pm M - F
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 03/12/2021
Requisition Number: hrq-114956

Job Details

  • The Research Coordinator (RC) I job is an entry-level research position. The RC provides research and administrative support to the key members of the research team conducting addiction-related research. The Research Coordinator will help develop content for research projects, maintain databases, and conduct studies in accordance with research protocols. Coordinator will also provide research and technical support for development and evaluation of a mental health screening and assessment tool, the Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS: www.carstrainingcenter.org), work with senior research staff on projects related to gambling, daily fantasy sports play, youth recovery from chemical dependency, and impaired driving, conduct data collection and sample maintenance activities for various projects, conduct in-person and telephone interviews (sometimes during off-hours and sometimes off-site), prepare applications and materials for human subjects research, develop website and online training materials, and collaborate with other Division researchers in writing a weekly newsletter, The BASIS, disseminated via the Internet (www.basisonline.org).

    - Prepare substantive aspects of IRB applications - Conduct literature and database reviews - Conduct analyses for various projects - Monitor disbursement of research participant incentives and honoraria - Complete telephone and in-person surveys and interviews with research participants - Coordinate sample maintenance activities for various projects - Assist in the development of research materials and online research survey instruments - Assist in the programming, expansion, and testing of the Division's mental health screening and assessment tool, CARS - Assist in the development and posting of CARS-related resources, user manuals, and website updates, as well as troubleshooting user concerns and suggestions * Assist in the writing and editing of technical reports and manuscripts for publication or presentations.


    Qualifications:

    BA/BS degree is required. The candidate for this position must have excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office. Experience working on research projects required. Experience with internet and scientific literature searches using tools such as PubMed or PsycInfo, data analysis programs such as SPSS or R preferred. Strong interest in evidence-based public health outreach, healthy equity and discrimination, in general, and addiction-related evidence-based public health outreach, specifically.

    The candidate for this position must have highly developed organizational and research skills, and the demonstrated ability both to work both in a team environment and to function independently. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills also required.

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