The Senior Research Associate in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine's Pulmonary/Critical Care/SleepMed department provides comprehensive senior level coordination of the research activities.
Responsibilities include providing complex technical assistance to principal investigators in support of various research activities; autonomously managing the day-to-day research activities, such as: designing and planning research studies, and overseeing general data collection; serving as an authoritative source on research practices, precedents, theory, and principles; ensuring all projects are completed in a timely fashion; acting as a liaison with funding agencies, analyzing data, setting research standards, coordinating project requirements; establishing policies and procedures for a division/sub-unit; ensuring staff adheres to all policies, procedures, and professional standards within the division/sub-unit; establishing strategic objectives for division/sub-unit and providing input into divisional strategies based on functional expertise; identifying and analyzing complex problems requiring in-depth technical knowledge and experience in a specific area or discipline; selecting an appropriate course of action that requires independent judgment and typically involves change or innovation in existing procedures or techniques. In addition, the Senior Research Associate makes complex decisions within broad guidelines; establishes solid relationships with internal and external contacts in order to assess customers' longer-term needs; acts as a communication conduit on matters of operational and strategic importance; and occasionally make formal presentations to customer groups; establishes priorities, provides training and feedback, and ensures proper planning of all projects and that they are completed in a timely fashion. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least four years of directly related research experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required skills & abilities:
* Demonstrated computer skills, and proficiency with MS Office Suite software programs. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with a diverse constituent population. * Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills, along with the ability to work in a dynamic environment and to perform multiple tasks simultaneously. * Strong analytical and problem solving skills. * Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
This position requires a background check.
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