RESEARCH AIDE, SR - For Hire Only
Requisition Number:: 134048
Date: Jul 8, 2021
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER
School of Medicine:
Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the
nation's top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes
pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators,
clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary
collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of
fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around
Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University
School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke
University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class
health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care,
the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses
Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke
Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health
and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
Coordinate and participate in a variety of duties to assist investigators in
the collection, verification and compilation of research information.
Perform a variety of routine and complex clerical, research and data
processing duties to assist investigators in gathering and compiling research
Supervise and monitor the work of interviewers, data coders, keypunch
operators, clerks and other personnel involved in the collection and
compilation of research data.
Compile and verify the accuracy of research information to determine
acceptability based on quality criteria defined by control procedures;
abstract, classify and code data.
Set up or write required job control language required for processing of data;
submit input, programs and operating instructions to be processed by
electronic computer; operate computer input/output terminal to enter and
retrieve data as required.
Administer individual or group standardized tests; score tests by hand or
machine using predetermined scoring formulas; observe test subjects and report
behavior and other information that may affect test results. Conduct
interviews following an outline on questionnaires and record answers; compile
information and report to investigators.
Search library reference materials for necessary research information. Prepare
and maintain files of research materials; compile and edit indices.
Assist in the compilation and distribution of reports related to research
Make work assignments and review the work of lower level employees; assist in
the hiring and training of new personnel.
Prepare and type related correspondence; operate office machines as required.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended
to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of
personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires knowledge of basic mathematical, data collection and research
principles normally acquired through two years post secondary education.
Work requires one year research or clerical experience to be familiar with the
basic techniques and forms used to compile and store information in a manual
or computerized research data file.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE An
optional typing speed of 40 corrected words per minute may be required.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of
the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions
given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of
the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees
may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically
presented in this description.
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color,
disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information,
national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,
creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust
exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our
perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this
exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and
welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all
voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke
University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require
specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and
provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each
Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh