Temporary Research Assistant Job Description

Temporary Research Assistant Job Description

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Temporary research assistant provides key expertise to the Human Research Protection Program, including achieving and maintaining an Association Accreditation of the HRPP Human Research Protection Program.

Temporary Research Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Prepare Microsoft Word, Excel documents and PowerPoint presentations
Compile data and assist in routine preliminary analyses, including statistical analysis
Clean glassware and other laboratory equipment or materials using appropriate standards
Support team of Research specific professionals in day-to-day administrative tasks
Interact with clients by phone, email or on premises
Prepare expense reports in the Concur System
Provide detailed calendar and phone support
Prepare marketing materials/packets
Schedule and organize meetings, schedule luncheons and coordinate conferences
Preparing documents for accreditation visit

Temporary Research Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Temporary Research Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CITI, BSL3

Education for Temporary Research Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the temporary research assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Psychology, Communication, Science, Medical, Biology, Neuroscience, English, Social Science, Teaching

Skills for Temporary Research Assistant

Desired skills for temporary research assistant include:

Excel
PowerPoint
Access
Excel and PowerPoint
Health disparities
Clinical experience assessing human participants
Experience with research
IRB and human research protection regulations
Microsoft office suite applications
Planning and scheduling techniques

Desired experience for temporary research assistant includes:

Completion of Master’s degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, previous research experience in stormwater management
A bachelor's degree in a social or health science + no experience or 2 years practical research study or related experience is required
Associate Degree of higher
BS degree in Marine Science, Biology, Acoustics, or a related field
A minimum of three months’ experience with similar research tasks
Demonstrated proficiency in passive acoustic analyses of marine mammal and anthropogenic sounds, using Matlab, Raven, IDL, Xbat or similar

Temporary Research Assistant Examples

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Temporary Research Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a temporary research assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for temporary research assistant
  • Assisting with research and evaluation projects, including, but not limited to, compliance reports and a variety of internal research requests
  • Assisting with creating, editing, and reporting results from internal surveys
  • Supporting completion of many of the on-going reports to outside agencies, including IPEDS and surveys sponsored by news and education organizations (US News, Peterson’s, Princeton Review, College Board, ACT)
  • Track and analyze NJ PBSIS data
  • Develop narrative and graphical summaries of program data
  • Develop program activity and outcome dissemination tools
  • Support the development of programmatic tools and products
  • Analyze basic to moderately complex laboratory assays based on protocols and in compliance with SOPs and GLP regulations
  • Record project data in accordance with GLP regulations
  • Transcribes and edits research interviews, which may be 2-4 hours in length
Qualifications for temporary research assistant
  • Attention to detail is critical, as is the ability to ask questions and work within a team
  • IRB Certified (Preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with necessary discretion to work with confidential information
  • Attention to detail in documentation and filing
  • Relevant experience in administrative operations
  • Ability to work independently once
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of temporary research assistant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for temporary research assistant
  • Systematically follows through and retrieves, highlights and compiles information from a wide variety of information sources
  • Assembles and examines original statistical material to ensure accuracy, clarity and validity
  • Designs, prepares and maintains a country profile for each country assigned
  • Maintains and expands contacts with other departments in the Secretariat, the UN agencies and programmes and other organizations relevant to the region, and co-ordinate the input of other departments in the collection of data for assignments received
  • Drafts programme/project summaries, co-ordinates review and clearance process and co-ordinates with editor, translation services, , on finalization and publication of reports in multiple languages
  • Attends a variety of meetings to follow discussions, takes notes and prepares summary report, notes for the file, correspondence
  • Collaborate with the PI (Principal Investigator) and Co-Investigator(s)
  • Assists in identifying and monitoring substantive aspect of the work of the Unit in various regions/countries
  • Designs, prepares and maintains a country profile for each country assigned to the Unit
  • Participates in the substantive and policy discussions of the Unit
Qualifications for temporary research assistant
  • Training on NT9800 surface profilometer, ability to work with others in a laboratory environment
  • A bachelor’s of science in a basic science
  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university
  • Proficient in multi-tasking and handling a wide variety of tasks
  • A high attention to detail is needed for data collection and project organization
  • Knowledge of the research process, research protocols, surveys, IRB
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a temporary research assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for temporary research assistant
  • Provide technical laboratory support for process development
  • Coordinates laboratory activities
  • Operates laboratory and experimental equipment such as microscopes, flow cytometers, Pcr machines, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, analytical balances, photometers, spectrometers, metabolic carts and various pieces of exercise equipment for human test subjects
  • Cleans glassware and other laboratory equipment or materials using appropriate standards
  • Lead the recruitment and hiring process for the team of temporary student research assistants
  • Work closely with the Primary Investigator, and the Associate Clinical Research Coordinator to train the team of temporary student research assistants for their role in the study
  • Aid in developing coaching strategies to enhance the athletic performance of student-athletes in the classroom and on the field
  • Assist in coordinating and implementing pre-season baseline data collection data entry and database management
  • Be the primary clinician responsible for testing of subject after the initial 6-hour injury evaluation, for the designated teams
  • Assist the Sports Medicine Staff as a Certified Athletic Trainer including coverage, travel and healthcare of intercollegiate athletic teams
Qualifications for temporary research assistant
  • At least 2 years of college coursework
  • Bilingual Spanish/English – highly proficient in Spanish and English both written and spoken
  • Minimum one year of work experience
  • Holds a degree or is currently enrolled in a graduate level program in Library Science / Information Studies
  • Knowledge of cataloging principles and processes, including Library of Congress classifications
  • Familiarity with library online cataloging and management tools
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of temporary research assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for temporary research assistant
  • Administer surveys to elementary school-aged children at multiple Chicago Public Schools sites per shift
  • Serve lunch to students during data collection
  • Engage students in fun, energizing games to keep them focused/engaged in the work
  • Pick up/drop off students from classrooms before/after data collection
  • Transport study materials to Urban Initiatives offices after each shift
  • Recruits and schedules study participants
  • Track research participants, and perform any necessary follow-up tasks
  • Schedules study visits with participants, conducts interviews, scores test results, and collects survey data
  • Collect specimens such as blood samples, as required by research projects
  • Corresponds with site-specific IRB and program manager regarding any reports of serious adverse events, protocol deviations, or study amendments
Qualifications for temporary research assistant
  • Demonstrable skill with a scientific computing language
  • General laboratory equipment consistent with anesthesiology research
  • Years’ experience as an undergraduate research assistant in psychology
  • Basic SPSS skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and Google Apps effectively
  • Ability to effectively communicate with undergraduate research assistants, graduate students, and faculty supervisor
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Temporary Research Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a temporary research assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for temporary research assistant
  • Coordinates and conducts information sessions for community organizations, professional staff, pharmaceutical representatives, and research team
  • Edit and submit protocols and other required research documentation
  • Present research findings to groups of people
  • Develop and implement research quality control procedures
  • Strategically coordinate efforts of study field staff and student research assistants to maximize opportunities to interact with potential participants
  • Closely monitor recruitment metrics and adjust recruitment strategy accordingly
  • Communicate recruitment schedules with field staff, student research assistants, and project managers to ensure coordination
  • Recruit potential study participants and screen for study eligibility
  • Build upon TMW's existing relationships with health clinics, social service agencies, and early learning programs, develop new relationships to create recruitment opportunities
  • Request recruitment resources from director within allocated budget
Qualifications for temporary research assistant
  • Occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work above, sort and file paperwork or parts
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry preferred
  • One (1) year of prior laboratory experience or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform job duties
  • Evidence of contributions to scholarly research outputs
  • Three years experience as a research assistant/laboratory technician

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