Research Specialist - Center for Clinical and Translational Science

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States

October 26, 2021

Description

Title:

Research Specialist - Center for Clinical and Translational Science (Job ID #154283)

Department:

Medicine

Category:

Academic Professional

Location:

Chicago

Close Date:

10/26/2021

Description:

The Research Specialist collaborates with PIs and Program leadership in the development of translational research projects, professional development and mentoring research objectives and proposals to advance investigator research efforts in clinical and translational science. The position supports the implementation and evaluation of CTSA-grant funded team science and workforce development initiatives. The position works with both programs in the implementation and evaluation of University, citywide and nation-wide initiatives in support of the CTSA priorities for developing and supporting team science, as well as a diverse clinical and translational workforce to address clinical, translational and public health issues.

Duties:

  • Collaborate with Principle Investigator and leadership to develop objectives, implement protocols and evaluate outcomes.
  • Oversee daily management of CCTS workforce development and team science initiatives, proposing and implementing changes as needed.
  • Represent CCTS within the CTSA Network through the development and exchange of best practices and collaborative initiatives.
  • Contribute material, prepare results and assist in the writing of research findings for publications, papers, presentations, grants, and other documents for publication. Assist principal investigator in grant and manuscript submission.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in social science or related field required. Master's degree in social science preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years related research experience.
  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of research principles, concepts, practices and methods.
  • Project management and/or grant management experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to work well independently and within a team environment.
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