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Research Program Assistant, Medicine
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 14, 2024
Title Research Program Assistant, Medicine
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
The Department of Medicine within the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences seeks a Research Program Assistant. In this role as a Research Program Assistant you will work under direct supervision of the Primary Investigator with recruitment, retention, data entry and collection.

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

Recruitment and Retention
  • Under the direction of the principal investigator, assist in enrolling patients in educational and social intervention research studies. Contact patients as required after initial contact to obtain additional information.
  • Generate letters and mailers to prospective participants to share information on the study and/or study participants.
  • Assist with maintaining contact with enrolled participant to ensure retention through texts, mailers, and phone calls.
  • Compile outreach packets, recruitment flyers, mailings, and specimen collection kits when needed.

Data Collection for Research Studies
  • Under the direction of the principal investigator assist in performing patient screenings, initial visits, and follow-up visits.
  • Assist with maintaining research logs and providing study updates to principal investigators on a regular basis.
  • Order and maintain log of gift card/incentive cards to be distributed to study participants.
  • Follow all Sponsor and IRB’s policies and HIPAA regulations

Support Department of Medicine Research Efforts
  • Attend and participate in all assigned meetings and study activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

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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