Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Senior Research Associate - Injury Research/Epidemiology

    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/11/2018 9:49 AM)
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  • Overview

    The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

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    Coordinates activities of other team members engaged in injury research. Conducts independent research and prepares funding submissions in collaboration with the principal investigator. Analyzes data and prepares scientific manuscripts and reports. Serves as a resource person for other investigators and mentors less experienced research personnel, research team members, and students.


    Manages and conducts independent research studies in accordance with protocols approved by the principal investigator. Uses study findings to help develop hypotheses for future research.

    Oversees study recruitment, enrollment, data collection, and quality assurance for research studies.

    Collects and analyzes data in accordance with appropriate statistical procedures and prepares study reports, inclusive of graphs and tables of the results of studies.

    Collaborates and interacts with other researchers doing similar studies at The Research Institute and at other research institutions.

    Assists in the preparation of scientific publications and grant proposals. Attends scientific conferences and gives scientific presentations.

    Serves as a resource person for other investigators and mentors less experienced research personnel, research team members, and students.

    Maintains compliance with the Institutional Review Board by completing study submissions, amendments, progress reports, and continuing reviews.

    Assists in the preparation of reports and communications to funding agencies as required.

    Prepares budget proposals for supplies and equipment needed to conduct research. Monitors study expenditures to assure that budgetary constraints are followed.

    Performs miscellaneous related duties as required.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

    1. Master of Public Health, Master of Statistics, Master of Science, or similar degree with one to two years of research experience OR Bachelor of Science degree with two to three years of research experience.

    2. Must be able to use research methods in generating and collecting data and analyzing the data for report and manuscript preparation.

    3. Must be able to develop complex position papers and reports and assist in the preparation of research grant proposals and scientific publications.

    4. Strong background in biostatistics and epidemiology preferred.

    5. Must have excellent writing skills.

    6. Must have excellent quantitative skills, detail-orientation, and experience using advanced statistical software, such as SAS.

    7. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment with good inter-personal communication skills.


    MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Percent of time spent on: 50% Conducting research studies 25% Collecting and analyzing data 10% Preparing position papers, publications and grant proposals 05% Resource person for other investigators 05% Mentoring less experienced research personnel 05% Purchasing supplies Minimum physical requirements: 100% Kneeling / reaching 100% Finger dexterity 100% Talking / hearing / seeing 33% Lifting / carrying weight 0-20 pounds for 1-5 minutes


    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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