Research Associate 1 - Psychology at University of Miami in Miami, Florida

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

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The Department of Psychology and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center have a new opportunity for a full-time Research Associate 1, GAB to assist research projects relating to quality of life, health behaviors, and intervention development and testing in the context of cancer and/or aging. This role provides an excellent opportunity for those interested in behavioral health and non-pharmacologic intervention trials in healthcare settings. The Research Associate 1, GAB supports research activities including the planning, coordinating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating of clinical research studies. The incumbent works closely with study team members, clinicians, and other study sites, and operates with the goal of advancing their expertise through continued education, training, and research.


  • Assists in participant screening, recruitment, and retention activities.

  • Participates in data collection using participant surveys, in-depth interviews, and medical record reviews.

  • Assists with data entry and data quality management.

  • Adheres to cultural competency guidelines; implements strategies to meet study participants' needs for language translation, health literacy, etc.

  • Maintains requisite skills and mandatory training in safety, equality, responsible conduct of research.

  • Understands and interprets research protocols and procedures.

  • Participates in the publication of significant results.

  • Maintains an overview of relevant research findings.

  • Ensures all research is undertaken according to good research practice.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.



Bachelor's Degree in relevant field


No prior experience required

Department Specific Functions

This position offers unique opportunities to learn about treatments and strategies for promoting health behaviors, self-efficacy, and quality of life among patients and families in the context of cancer and/or aging. The incumbent will work under the supervision of study investigators. As part of this role, additional opportunities may include assisting with scholarly tasks including the preparation of scientific abstracts, posters, and presentations; conducting literature reviews and synthesizing relevant data; conducting participant interviews; coding qualitative data; and reviewing intervention session recordings.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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