Research Associate II - Epidemiology; Vaccine Research
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- Minimum three (3) years of experience in social, behavioral, medical, or health services research.
- Doctoral degree in an appropriate health research-related discipline, OR a master's degree with more than five (5) years of research experience, OR additional education and training equivalent to a master's degree plus seven (7) years of research experience.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
- Experience in the application of word processing, spread sheeting, Internet Browsers, statistical software packages, and database management software to research activities.
- Various combinations of research training and experience can qualify persons with graduate degrees or the equivalent for the RA-II
- Licenses are necessary only for those whose substantive field and work assignments require it (e.g., M.D., R.N., R.P.T., R.Ph., M.S.W.).
- RA IIs from an academic discipline typically hold membership in their respective professional associations. The appropriate master's or Doctoral degree is usually sufficient for admission to membership.
- Working knowledge of standard desktop computing software packages (word processing, spreadsheeting, presentation software, Internet browsers, etc.).
- Working knowledge of statistical theory and hypothesis testing, quantitative or qualitative analysis methods, and database management techniques relevant to the design, conduct, and analysis of research projects in the pertinent substantive area.
- Working knowledge of medical and health care issues sufficient to communicate effectively and to collaborate with investigators in the conduct of research.
- Working knowledge of specialized models and theories in a discipline area applicable to the research.
- Excellent writing and communications skills.
- Basic level of computer operations skills, including word processing, spread sheeting, presentations, and Internet use.
- Good organizational and supervisory skills to carry out research activities under the general direction of an investigator
- Extensive research experience in social, behavioral, health services, clinical, or related areas; Research experience within an operating health care system; Some college-level teaching experience in substantive discipline; and, Some research administrative and management experience.
- Working knowledge of medicine, public health, and health services issues relevant to the application of research to health care phenomena and health care policy.
- Some training in management or administration and supervision would be helpful.
- Excellent organizational, writing, communication, and supervisory skills.
- Excellent word processing, spread sheeting, and Internet skills.
• Epidemiology; vaccine research
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.