Clinical Research Associate

Location
Rockville, Maryland
Salary
Salary Range (Non-Negotiable): $70,963–$78,847
Posted
Jul 31, 2018
Closes
Sep 04, 2018
Hours
Full Time

Description

The purpose of this position is to participate in the Association's efforts to promote evidence-based practice among its members. This will involve development of educational initiatives as well as projects to make scientific research more accessible to clinical audiences.

Responsibilities

  • Work with teams of staff and volunteer members to undertake systematic reviews of the scientific literature on clinical questions of importance to the discipline.
  • Develop educational materials and presentations on the skills needed by clinicians to integrate scientific evidence into clinical decision-making.
  • Participate in projects designed to bring the findings from scientific research to clinical audiences.

Qualifications

Knowledge Typically Acquired Through

  • Master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders or related field
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence—or international equivalent—in speech-language pathology or audiology
  • One or more years of experience in the direct provision of speech-language pathology or audiology services

Scope and Depth of Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software applications
  • Successful completion of one or more graduate-level courses in statistics or quantitative methods
  • Scope and Depth of Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge
  • Functions well in a team environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including a demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

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