Nationwide Children's Hospital

Research Associate - CFSH

Posted Date 2 months ago(8/1/2023 11:05 AM)
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We are seeking a highly motivated and analytical individual to join The Center for Family Safety and Healing’s (TCFSH) Research and Evaluation department to assist with research projects related to family violence (e.g., child maltreatment including sexual and physical abuse, teen dating violence, domestic violence, elder abuse).

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  • Conducts independent research studies and analysis in a specific area agreed upon in conjunction with a principal investigator.
  • Assists in the design and implementation of study protocols to be used in research experiments through appropriate hospital and research institute procedures.
  • Collates and analyzes data in accordance with appropriate statistical procedures, and prepares reports, inclusive of graphs, tables, and photographs of the results of studies.
  • Performs relevant case reviews to obtain medical information from patients’ medical records under the direction of the Director of Research and Evaluation.
  • Organizes and codes psychosocial qualitative and quantitative data and medical data.
  • Recruits and interviews eligible patients and parents for family violence research studies.
  • Collaborates and interacts with other researchers doing similar studies at NCH and at other research and provider institutions.
  • Prepares position papers about research studies including information about difficulties encountered in setting up and conducting research studies.
  • Assists in the preparation of scientific publications and grant proposals with regard to a specific area of research.
  • Attends scientific conferences and gives scientific presentations.
  • Performs miscellaneous related duties as required.



  • Master’s degree with one to two years of research experience or Bachelor’s degree with two to three years of research experience.
  • Must be able to use research methods in generating and collecting data and analyzing the data for report preparation.
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills: Is comfortable talking with patients and their families from diverse backgrounds; Must be able to develop complex position papers and reports and help in preparation of research grant proposals and scientific publications.
  • Experience with computers (data entry and word processing).



  • Conducting research studies
  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Preparing position papers, publications and grant proposals
  • Sitting: Moderate (varies on patient recruitment activities)
  • Kneeling / reaching
  • Typing on keyboard: Constantly
  • Talking / hearing / seeing
  • 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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