The Washington University Participant Engagement and Cancer Genome Sequencing (WU-PE-CGS) program â“ a large recently NCI funded study exploring engagement of underserved populations with rare cancer â“ is accepting applications for a qualitative research coordinator position. We are seeking candidates to provide research and administrative support to the project team of the Engagement Optimization Unit (EOU) in several qualitative research projects. The EOU is focused on engaging participants and exploring the ethical and social implications of cancer genomic sequencing.
Under the direct supervision of a qualitative researcher, the selected candidate will assist with any projects that involve qualitative research within the EOU. Tasks will include screening, qualitative interviewing, and qualitative coding data from a subset of participants from the larger NCI-funded study under the supervision of qualitative researchers on the study team.
The position will work closely with the project manager for the WU-PE-CGS on IRB amendments for the EOU projects as well as the Clinical Research Coordinator on the recruitment of participants and data collection.
Individuals with an interest in qualitative methods, ethics, health disparities, cancer genetic testing, and genetic counseling are encouraged to apply.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Conducting data collection visits both remotely and on-site.
Coordinating and conducting follow-up data collection.
Managing and monitoring the quality of qualitative data.
Conducting literature reviews.
Communicating regularly with participants and the study team.
Monitoring project timelines, report deadlines, and progress towards project goals.
Assisting in IRB reporting, amendments, and applications.
Assisting with reports to project sponsors.
Attending project meetings.
Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein.
Two years of experience in public health, epidemiological, behavioral medicine, psychological, sociological, clinical or genetic counseling research.
Experiences using qualitative data analysis software (Dedoose, Atlas.ti, nVivo, etc.) and conducting qualitative research.
Bachelorâ™s degree plus a minimum of two years of clinical or public health research or practicum experience; a combination of relevant work and education equaling six years may substitute for this requirement.
$51,600.00 - $77,400.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
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