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Research Staff Technician
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 26, 2024
Title Research Staff Technician
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Epidemiology and Environmental Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
This position is in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, working with the study team on a project addressing prenatal and childhood mechanisms involved in health disparities. The project, funded by NICHD, plans to address prenatal and childhood mechanisms involved in health disparities.

Primary Responsibilities will include:
  • Study participant recruitment
  • Participant consent and interview (In person and virtually)
  • Schedule participant study visits
  • Monitoring completion of study tasks, tracking and reminding participants' visits.
  • Frequent communication with participants
  • Collection and processing of study biospecimen
  • Abstraction and entering of medical records
  • Conduct home visits
  • Work with the investigators, clinical and hospital staff, and the study coordinators.
  • Ensure that IRB requirements are followed per approved study protocol protecting participant safety and ensuring the integrity of data collection.
  • Perform data entry, develop and generate reports using Microsoft Access.
  • Perform clinical exams on study participants per study protocol as needed
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism and perform any other duties necessary for the successful completion of the research study.
  • Requires analytical and problem-solving skills, independent judgment, collaboration and initiative to accomplish goals.
  • Ensure the accuracy of data collection and participants’ assessments, and conduct quality assurance.
SPHHP offers programs at every degree level and is the home to departments of biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise and nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes both health-related professions and public health. It has a diverse student body which it is actively engaged in supporting. The School has an energetic equity, diversity and inclusion council and provides professional development opportunities in inclusive pedagogy and other equity-related issues. Faculty and students engage in research and community activities designed to improve the health of populations, communities, and individuals. Faculty in the School also engage with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute. Visit UB Jobs to view other available positions in the SPHHP . For more information about the school, visit

About Buffalo

Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State ( NYS ) and is located in the western region on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. NYS is a welcoming region with strong support for human rights and access to a full range of health care. Western New York is an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo - the City of Good Neighbors - is a big city with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, outstanding public schools, and modest cost of living. Buffalo-Niagara, a region of 1.2 million people, is home to world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, a vibrant theater and music community, and major and minor league sports teams. These are just a few of the wide array of cultural and recreational elements that make Buffalo a great place to work, study and live. For more information, please see:

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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