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The Center for Precision Radiation Medicine (CPRM) is a multidisciplinary research institute that is part of Moores Cancer Center (MCC) and the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI). It operates as a division of the UCSD Department of Radiation Medicine & Applied Sciences (RMAS). The mission of CPRM is to develop and test novel treatments and technologies to fight cancer. Research teams are composed of faculty, scientists, staff and students who conduct projects involving a variety of advanced research techniques. The CPRM has five principal research areas: (1) Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy (2) Radiation Biology and Biotechnology (3) Outcomes and Population Research (4) Medical Physics and Technology and (5) Clinical Trials.
Under supervision of the Principal Investigator and lead project scientist, the Research Assistant will be responsible for data management and analysis for research studies conducted within CPRM. The research assistant will assist with the development and coordination of testing novel therapies. Duties will include: preparing for and participating in weekly team meetings with study investigators and staff, attending education sessions, assisting with participant recruitment, and assisting with analyses and publications. The Research Assistant will also assist coordinators with recruitment and measurement visits, including written survey and interview data, retrieving and processing data from electronic data capture systems, and controlling for data quality. With supervision of the Principal Investigator, will also assist with study analyses and contribute to publications.
Theoretical knowledge of biology, microbiology, social sciences, clinical or related field.
Demonstrated proficiency in using basic computer applications, including research oriented database software.
Experience participating in public health research studies.
Knowledge of data collection, data processing - downloading procedures, file-naming conventions, maintaining orderly databases.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written.
Bachelor's degree or higher education.
Theoretical knowledge and professional work experience in Public Health, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or other related fields.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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