Research Associate II

College of South Jersey
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$57,949
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Research Associate II

Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory) Department NJMS-Medicine-Infectious Diseases Overview

New Jersey's academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university-wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark's University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary

The primary purpose of this Research Associate II position is to help build and implement a clinical and translational research program in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and COVID-19 under the guidance of the Principal Investigator. Our program spans across domestic and international research studies integrating clinical, epidemiologic, laboratory, imaging and machine learning sciences. Important components of this work are writing proposals to support and expand the research program, supervising trainees, and conducting biostatistics/epidemiologic analyses.

Among the key duties of this position are the following: Contributes to preparation of proposals, formal applications and justifications for grant applications. Assist with overall management of research activities/operations, supervising study teams and trainees/students, and assuring that research projects are on task. Develops and implements research protocols, including IRB protocols and SOPs. Contributes to study design and data analysis using statistical methods. Assists with data analysis and manuscript preparation for publication of data generated.

Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 23S Position Salary $57,949 Annual Minimum Salary 59695.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 71527.000 Annual Maximum Salary 84847.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description HPAE, Local 5094 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

  • Ph.D or equivalent in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Data Science, Public Health, Clinical Sciences or related field or a Master's Degree in a relevant science plus three (3) years of related research experience.
  • Candidates should have previous experience writing biomedical research proposals/grant applications, and at least 2 years of experience in clinical/epidemiologic and/or translational research.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Familiarity with biostatistical and/or epidemiologic methods and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge/skills in machine learning or epidemiologic modelling is a plus.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Special Conditions

  • Must be available to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays when necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Posting Details

    Posting Number 21ST0289

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS) City State Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree attained in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Data Science, Public Health, Clinical Sciences or related field?
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate
  • None of the above
  • How many years of related research experience do you have?
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Do you have previous experience writing biomedical research proposals/grant applications, and at least 2 years of experience in clinical/epidemiologic and/or translational research?
  • Yes
  • No
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