Research Assistant I | Michigan State University Job at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

  • Michigan State University
  • East Lansing, MI

Job Description

Position Summary

Assist with the development and implementation of protocols, participant surveys, in-person assessments, biospecimen collection, informed consent, participant incentives, remote assessments, and performs other administrative tasks as needed with parents and children around the state of Michigan. This is a hybrid position and you must be able to come into the East Lansing office 2-3 times a week.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in the specific field of research employment or other related science fields; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in standard laboratory procedures and safety requirements and performing analytical and research techniques in an area related to research being performed; may require software specific to the area of research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The position may require special licensing or certification in the field related to the area of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in a health, medical, or scientific field; experience and expertise working with research and consenting participants; and a high level of problem-solving and communication skills.

Able to relate and provide support to participants; experience working in urban communities, primarily within research; experience with medical terminology; knowledge of data confidentiality; skills working with different database systems, including REDCap.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Work Hours

Working hours are mostly standard Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm, but may require some weekend and evening times based on research participant availability.

Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded until 05/31/2025 with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Summary of Physical Demands

This position would require shipping and transporting of specimen and materials that may exceed 25 pounds.

Summary of Health Risks

Potential exposure to biospecimens including urine, saliva, hair, teeth, blood, and toenails.

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

The Bidding Eligibility ends on 06/11/2024 at 11:55 PM

About Michigan State University

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.Together, we tackle some of the world?s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better?from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.The nation?s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world?on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we?re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

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Job Tags

Work experience placement, Remote job, Flexible hours, Afternoon shift, Monday to Friday,

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