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Temporary Research Assistant

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant in Medicine – Infectious Diseases for New Jersey Medical School.

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator(s), Data and Operations Management Center (DOMC) Director and other leadership, the Temporary Research Assistant is responsible for data collection, quality assurance of collected data (clinical, laboratory, demographic), regulatory submissions, routine data management tasks for data transmitted from the international sites, manuscript development, proposal assistance and other relevant scientific activities.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Work with international sites in data capture, quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) and regulatory activities during protocol conduct.
  • Work with investigators, statisticians and study coordinators in design and set-up of case report forms (CRFs) for specific clinical, translational and basic science protocols.
  • Work with study coordinators and database programmer 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.
  • Generate and respond to data queries for quality assurance of data collected in the field. Identify missing, incorrect and illogical responses for queries to field sites for correction.
  • Maintain databases as per operating procedures and under guidance of database programmer and study coordinator(s).

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