The Division of Behavioral Medicine conducts laboratory, field, and clinical studies to examine factors that may lead to the development of obesity. The Sr. Research Specialist will work in the Child Health and Behavior Lab under the direction of Dr. Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, assisting with laboratory- and community-based obesity-related research. This will include work on various aspects of ongoing studies, including our Restaurant Study, which will involve conducting research within a restaurant in the Buffalo area and will involve some evening and weekend hours and require travel in own vehicle.
Primary Responsibilities Include
Assist with subject recruitment and retention.
Prepare Institutional Review Board protocols and other study materials (e.g., consents, questionnaires).
Conduct studies (e.g., run parents/children through study procedures).
Enter data in statistical analysis programs.
Conduct literature searches.
Attend regular research meetings.
Assist in data cleaning and analysis and in preparation of manuscripts for publication.
Oversee other study team members including undergraduate research assistants.
Outstanding Benefits Package
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B.A. or B.S. degree in a relevant field, such as Psychology, Nutrition, Public Health, Child Development, Biomedical Sciences, etc.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and internet.
Master's degree in Psychology, Nutrition, Public Health, or other health or human behavior-related field.
One or two years' experience in patient/participant contact, data collection, and data analysis, study coordination and in supervision/management.
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.
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University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.