The Miriam Hospital - Providence, RI

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Description : The Sr. Research Assistant will help to execute a research protocol testing lay health coaches for obesity treatment in adults. Under the supervision of the PI, this individual will help to recruit, screen, and retain study participants; will facilitate/ conduct orientations and assessment visits;and will help to ensure data quality and the successful conduct of the trial.
Qualifications : BASIC KNOWLEDGE: BS/BA in related field ( preferably in a psychology, nutriton or exercise science ) . Master's degree desirable. EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2 years' professional research experience. Data entry skills and PC experience required. PREFERENCES: Applicants should have: (a) strong quantitative background (statistics), (b) ability to read and understand manuscripts (e.g., journal articles, dissertations) (c) experience using spreadsheets (e.g., Excel) or other database software (e.g., Microsoft Access); applicants should also be able to demonstrate: (d) attention to detail, (e) an understanding of the importance of following study protocol, (f) an awareness of the necessity of ensuring the quality of secondary data collection, and (g) reliable work habits. Desired / Ideal Qualifications: Experience with Clinical Research

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