The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences within the UW School of Medicine is the third largest clinical department within the School of Medicine with 285 full-time faculty members, 515 clinical faculty members, and over 200 staff. Department faculty provide clinical services in 5 hospitals, 14 primary care locations, and several outpatient sites in addition to telepsychiatry consultations to more than 150 clinics in Washington and beyond. As the only academic psychiatry department serving the five state WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), the Department's highly competitive residency training program is largely responsible for developing the mental health workforce in the Pacific Northwest. The Department's robust research portfolio totals $35 million in grants and contracts per year for projects ranging from clinical neurosciences to treatment development to health policy and population health. The Department is recognized as an international leader in developing, testing, and implementing Collaborative Care, an integrated care model increasingly seen as a solution for population-based mental health care. Other areas of excellence include Addictions, Autism, High Risk Youth, Neurosciences, and Trauma, and the Department is developing innovative new programs in Technology and Mental Health, Global Mental Health, Maternal and Child Mental Health, and Targeted Intervention Development.The department is recruiting for a temporary (1-year), part-time Research Study Coordinator 2. This position involves coordination of a variety of research related activities which is focused on conducting mental health services research. Under general supervision, coordinate a variety of research activities supporting the development of research studies, data collection, data processing, data management, data analysis and reporting of research findings. Research activities involve human subjects and community engagement requiring the application of knowledge and skills specific to the study.Position will support research studies and one of the largest and most productive units within the Department of Psychiatry. Insuring appropriate research methods are used to perform study activities is critically important for the success of currently funded studies and the likelihood of future funding.RESPONSIBILITIES:Research Activities:Assist Division leadership and Associate Director for Research with development of research methods and materials including protocols, surveys, data collection measures, etc.Coordinate IRB review and approval.Schedule and track research activities.Under the supervision of Associate Director for Research, Statistician or Data Manager develop and use of tracking systems for research activities and study subjects.Interpret and apply research protocols.Assist with the scheduling and collection of qualitative and quantitative data for research purposes.Under the supervision of Associate Director for Research, Statistician or Data Manager create online data collection surveys and similar tools to support research activities
Use statistical and/or database management programs to collect data.Under the supervision of Associate Director for Research, Statistician or Data Manager, prepare summary narrative reports, graphs, tables, charts and illustrations.Conduct various data quality control tasks.Assist Division leadership and Associate Director for Research with reporting, including summarizing study results, preparing presentations, reports and manuscripts.Maintain confidentiality of research records.Other Related work: May direct the work of student employeesPerform related duties as required.REQUIREMENTS:A Bachelor's degree in a relevant academic area AND two years of experience as a Research Study Coordinator OR equivalent education/experience.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrated attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills.Excellent interpersonal skills.Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, and to interact positively with a wide variety of people.Ability to prioritize work appropriately and to work effectively both as a team member and independently with minimal supervision.Ability to work on several different projects and with several different staff members.Proficiency in the use of the following software applications: MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook.Experience with developing and implementing data collection and management protocols.Experience creating and/or using databases for research purposes.DESIRED:Experience collecting quantitative and/or qualitative data from human subjects. Experience assisting with analysis of qualitative research data. Experience creating and managing tracking systems for research purposes.Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.? These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.? Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select
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