Research Assistant II, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 16, 2018
Closes
Nov 27, 2018
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education, Research
Hours
Full Time
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Research Assistant II, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) is to a state-of-the-art cancer center housing more than 240,000 square feet of clinic and research space. Lombardi's mission is to provide the most advanced treatments available, to train future cancer specialists, and to cure cancer in its many forms.  Lombardi is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, and the only one in the Washington metropolitan area.

The Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program is the nexus for population sciences-focused research at Georgetown Lombardi. Its mission is to conduct innovative and impactful population sciences research across the translational continuum, from discovery to intervention to policy, to help alleviate the burden of cancer. A unique aspect of the CPC Program is its capacity to rapidly translate findings through the phases of this continuum within and across each of the Program's scientific aims. This position is to serve as a research assistant on research projects targeting Chinese American population.

The Research Assistant II supports a research project recruiting Chinese-speaking participants from Chinese communities and clinics. S/he assists Dr. Judy Wang and collaborative researchers for steady progress in data collection in order to report to the funding agency and disseminate the results to the public. Duties include but are not limited to:

Study Enrollment

  • Enrolls and assists eligible participants with the consent process.
  • Conducts study-related telephone interviewing or recording face-to-face interviews.
  • Develops intervention materials.
  • Mails appropriate sets of materials to participants and physicians.

Research

  • Performs assigned research work such as transcribing and coding qualitative data, data entry, translation and editing, literature search and review, manuscript and grant preparation, IRB submission, and documentation of research work.  
  • Conducts data analysis to generate reports.

Communication

  • Assists participant and physician recruitments.
  • Responds to collaborative research partners' questions and requests. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree - preference for Master's degree in social or behavioral sciences
  • Experience in social and behavioral research
  • Proficiency in use computer - that is, Chinese and English word processing and data processing
  • Language proficiency in both English and Chinese languages - speaking, listening, reading, and writing

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