Jun 14, 2022

Research Associate

  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description

Details Open Date Requisition Number PRN29138B Job Title PS Research Associate Working Title Research Associate Job Grade A00 FLSA Code Professional Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes Standard Hours per Week 40 Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Shift Day Work Schedule Summary VP Area U of U Health - Academics Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations Location Campus City Salt Lake City, UT Type of Recruitment External Posting Pay Rate Range $70,000 - $90,000 Close Date Open Until Filled No Job Summary Develops research projects and assists in scientific design, study conduct and interpretation, statistical analysis, abstract and manuscript writing and submission, in collaboration with the Hand Surgery faculty in the Department of Orthopaedics. Requirements: Master’s degree or PhD in a scientific discipline or health related field required. This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description. Responsibilities This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Essential Functions -Background experience or knowledge of orthopaedics, or ability to quickly learn and become fluent in the field -Manuscript reading, writing (co-authoring), editing, formatting and submission -Basic statistical analysis -Collaborate with statistical analysis group -Database management, query, analysis, including internal databases (REDCap, Datawarehouse) -Work with other departments to help drive projects forward including – Utah All Payors Database, Utah Population Database, Veteran’s Administration -Perform literature reviews – summarization, distillation, citation of existing literature -Citation management -Write and submit grants -Assist with continual search and secure of external funding sources -Develop study protocol -Regulatory Management, including IRB and Conflicts of Interest -Manage research funds/accounts -Create research-oriented presentations and posters -Manage divisional research enterprise/staff -Collaborate with multi-institutional research protocols, including writing and securing data sharing agreements, etc. -May see patients in the clinical setting. Minimum Qualifications Preferences Masters or PhD preferred Type Benefited Staff Special Instructions Summary Additional Information The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Director/ Title IX Coordinator Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA) 135 Park Building Salt Lake City, UT 84112 801-581-8365 [email protected] Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/ To inquire about this posting, email: [email protected] (%[email protected]) or call 801-581-2300. The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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