Temp Research Assistant PT (Multiple Vacancies)(Research Study Actor)

College of South Jersey
March 18, 2023
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Temp Research Assistant PT (Multiple Vacancies)(Research Study Actor)

Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non- Laboratory) Department Cancer Institute of New Jersey Overview

Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.

We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.

Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Temp Research Assistant- Part Time (Research Study Actor) in Medical Oncology/Behavioral Science at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

The position is a part-time, temporary, per diem position. The grant project focuses on skin cancer prevention, specifically tanning facility compliance with laws restricting minors of certain ages from tanning, which differs by state. This employee will conduct phone calls as a pseudo-patron (confederate) with tanning facilities so we can better understand compliance with state tanning laws and restrictions. They will also assist with tracking calls and other research-related tasks as necessary. The employee will work closely as needed with the Research Manager and Program Coordinator, and the Principal Investigator as needed. This is a grant-funded position.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Making phone calls to tanning salons as a pseudo-patron (confederate) so we can better understand compliance with state tanning laws and restrictions.
  • Following study protocol, IRB regulations, and procedures guides for calls carefully in order to maintain study compliance.
  • Tracking of phone calls and study interactions for accurate data collection and study reporting while maintaining records.
  • Preparation for and participating in phone, electronic, and in-person communications and meetings with research staff and Principal Investigator to report study progress and concerns.
  • Reporting concerns or issues with calls to study staff and the Principal Investigator quickly and on an ongoing basis.
  • Acts as a role model for professional integrity, customer service and improved quality.
  • Position Status Part Time Hours Per Week 5-20 hours per week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Nonexempt Grade 99H Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary Annual Mid Range Salary Annual Maximum Salary Standard Hours 35.00 Union Description Non-Union Payroll Designation Banner Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview. Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health- insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly Position Pension Eligibility NOT ELIGIBLE


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Acting or sales experience or skills or currently enrolled in an acting or theater program.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be able to convincingly sound like they are a female adolescent (e.g., 14-17 years old). Callers must be professional and able to maintain the pseudo-patron character of a teenager making a tanning facility appointment.
  • Must demonstrate efficient organizational, communication (oral and written), and problem-solving skills required. Strong attention to detail, flexibility, and ability to work independently. Must be meticulous in tracking and reporting of phone call interactions.
  • Must demonstrate effective oral and communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Some experience or exposure to academic or clinical research study settings.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Talking, typing, and hearing. No special vision requirements.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: Business office environment. Moderate noise.

    Special Conditions

  • Must be available to make calls when adolescents are typically out of school and tanning facilities are open. Weekend and evenings may be required to reach facilities in other time zones. Weekly hours are negotiable/flexible (e.g., 4-16 hours per week for up to one year).
  • Multiple positions available.
  • Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0408

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick City New Brunswick 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.

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    Supplemental Questions

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  • Do you have acting or sales experience or skills or are you currently enrolled in an acting or theater program?
  • Yes
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  • Applicant Documents

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