Brazelton Touchpoints Center's Research and Evaluation team seeks a Clinical Research Assistant I with passionate commitment to its mission to support key aspects of evaluation projects including: study design and execution, and writing and presentations of findings. Preference will be given to applicants with strong interest in and experience with database management, review of literature, and copy editing. Among the primary responsibilities of the Clinical Research Assistant I will be will be assisting with daily operations of studies, tracking study data and forms, developing databases and supporting data collection processes, and assisting with the production and dissemination of research and evaluation materials, reports, and other appropriate product materials.
This Clinical Research Assistant I will be responsible for:
Assisting with daily operations of research studies.
Creating and implementing systems and procedures to ensure accuracy and consistency of data. Maintaining systems for data management, collection, tracking, and entry from diverse sources.
Applying professional principles in performing qualitative and quantitative analyses from surveys and other data collection instruments. Developing codebooks, preparing datasets, and analyzing data using a variety of statistical packages.
Conducting literature searches and organizing findings to support the development of products for dissemination, including: statistical reports and analytical summaries for internal review and/or external distribution, evaluation and research reports for funders and participants, articles for journal publication, web-based materials, posters and presentations for scientific conferences, and new applications for research funding.
Interacting with research partners as directed/required by the protocol and/or study team.
Providing general administrative support to the research and evaluation team (e.g., electronic file organization, shared drive organization, formatting project documents, general project communications/calendar).
Coordinating and preparing the necessary documentation for Institutional Review Board (IRB), together with the Principal Investigator of the study.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Public Health, or a closely related field plus previous professional experience in the areas of research, data management, and data analysis.
Strong attention to detail with well-developed analytical, communication, organizational, and writing skills.
Some quantitative analysis skills in programs like SPSS, Stata, and/or R preferred.
Some qualitative analysis skills in programs like ATLAS-ti preferred.
Experience with citation tools like Mendeley, EndNote, and RefWorks preferred.
Knowledge of screenings and assessments for children and families.
Interest in applied research with children, families, and training and technical assistance programs.
Experience working with diverse populations, experience with tribal communities preferred.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to travel.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. *LI
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.