Student Research Assistant

Rutgers University
March 17, 2023
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Student Research Assistant

Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (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

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey seeks a Student Research Assistant in Medicine – Infectious Disease for Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School.

The Student Assistant (Research) is responsible for data collection, quality assurance of collected data (clinical, laboratory, demographic), routine data management tasks for data transmitted from the international sites, manuscript development, proposal assistance and other relevant scientific activities.

Among the key duties for this position are the following:

  • Works with our staff and international sites in data capture, quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) activities during protocol conduct.
  • Works with study coordinators and data managers to develop appropriate and detailed standard operating procedures, training manuals and other materials for study conduct and data collection in the clinic, field and laboratory.
  • Identifies missing, incorrect, and illogical responses for queries to field sites for correction.
  • Maintains databases as per operating procedures and under guidance of database programmer and study coordinator(s).
  • Position Status Part Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Nonexempt Grade 99H Position Salary 16/hour Annual Minimum Salary 0.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000 Annual Maximum Salary 0.000 Standard Hours 40.00 Union Description Student Hourly Employees 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 Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly Position Pension Eligibility None


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Satisfactory completion of High School/Undergraduate degree and currently enrolled in undergraduate/graduate studies at Rutgers University.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications including word processing and excel, online searching, and email, and fluency with learning new software applications highly desirable.
  • Candidate should demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • The ability to set priorities and work under pressure to meet time deadlines.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter who is detail oriented, analytical, has strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrates flexibility to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of biostatistics and epidemiology.
  • Some basic understanding of data management in clinical research.
  • Experience working in other software platforms relevant to clinical research (REDCap, SAS, R, Microsoft Office and internet applications).
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
  • Office environment. Remote until further notice.
  • Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0098

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

    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you currently enrolled in undergraduate/graduate studies at Rutgers University?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you proficient with Microsoft Office software applications including word processing and excel, online searching, and email?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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