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Research Assistant I

at The Geneva Foundation

Posted: 9/18/2019
Job Reference #: 2314
Keywords: data entry, office

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-NY-West Point
    Req No.
    Grants and Contracts
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Research Assistant provides assistance to the Principal Investigator and Study Team coordinating research activities that may include recruiting research participants, data collection and management and other research activities as assigned. The RA will assist with report generation and project close-out support.

    Site: U.S. Military Academy


    • Adheres to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), infection control procedures and rules and regulations pertaining to the research site
    • Assist with self-reporting baseline assessment measures
    • Assist with administrative logistics including consenting research participants, data collection, and scheduling
      Executes, maintains research study to include data collection
    • Prepares research subjects (animal or human) for research study
    • Manages study documentation to include accurate and timely filing
      Prepares progress reports
    • Complies with all the rules and regulations as applicable to assigned duty station
    • Documents all correspondence and communication pertinent to the research
    • Interacts and communicates effectively with study and site personnel, research participants, The Geneva Foundation and the study sponsor
    • Promotes safety and confidentiality of research participants at all times
    • Creates and adheres to a data quality and quality assurance plan
    • Assists with the initial coding and data entry of structured questionnaires and data collection tools, when applicable
    • Demonstrates proficiency in performing basic study related procedures as required
    • Maintains and updates files of all applicable regulatory documentation for IACUC or IRB (including protocols, approvals, amendments, modifications, etc.) as well as any communications with the sponsor or any other Federal or regulatory office (including prior approvals, change in scope, etc.)
    • Schedules and attends regular team meetings
    • Maintains and promotes Geneva’s core values of Integrity, Superior Service to Customers, Quality, Teamwork, Innovation, and Respect for All
    • Possesses a working knowledge of The Geneva Foundation’s Employee Handbook, User’s Guide and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as applicable
    • Remains accessible and accountable at all times during work hours and collects messages at least twice daily
    • Returns telephone messages within 24 hours of receipt; return email messages in a timely manner as appropriate
    • Complies with the dress code of The Geneva Foundation and assigned duty station
    • Promotes positive, professional relationships with co-workers and The Geneva Foundation


    • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience required
    • 1 year experience in research preferred
    • Non-profit, research, or healthcare experience desired
    • Demonstrate competence in oral and written communication
    • Must be organized, attentive to detail, and possess a positive, friendly and professional demeanor
    • Must be flexible with changing priorities and able to communicate in a diplomatic and professional manner
    • Computer skills including at least intermediate level experience with Excel and other Microsoft Office Software
    • Familiarity with medical terminology, medications, laboratory tests, and abbreviations commonly used in patient medical charts

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