Research Program Coordinator
Company: Stanford University School of Medicine
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 20, 2022
The Andrews Lab, in the Department of Medicine at Stanford
University, is seeking a Social Science Research Professional
(SSRP)/Research Program Coordinator for a research group at
Stanford University focused on clinical, translational and
epidemiologic studies of infectious diseases. Our interdisciplinary
research team conducts field studies of new strategies for
diagnosis, surveillance, treatment and prevention of tuberculosis
and tropical diseases in close collaboration with investigators in
Brazil, South Africa, Nepal, Bangladesh and other countries. The
ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in a relevant field
such as clinical research, epidemiology, or public health, as well
as experience with participant-oriented research. Candidates with
experience conducting research in low- or middle-income countries
are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will
be an independent and highly motivated individual who communicates
well and enjoys working with an international team in a
collaborative, interdisciplinary environment.This position may have
a flexible work location, with the possible ability to be either
co-located near the Stanford campus in Palo Alto, CA as a hybrid or
remote worker, or any other U.S. based location as a remote worker
with the opportunity to travel to campus 3 to 4 times per year for
department meetings.Duties include:
- Assist in designing experiments, exercising independent
initiative and judgment gained from completing a variety of high
level assignments, including activities such as defining variables,
formulating hypotheses, and selecting subjects, sources of
information, or planned and coordinating experimental
- Adapt or work out the details of new, nonstandard procedures,
with the supervisor providing general guidance and
- Interpret, synthesize, and analyze data using scientific or
- Solve problems, and make decisions that affect the direction of
the research and result in independent contributions to the overall
- Select and apply standard calculations and formulas
independently to compile data or process documents; often serve as
a resource for research methods and numerical analyses.
- Co-author sections of research publications and regulatory
reports as needed.
- Complete project-related administrative and budgetary
responsibilities of a limited scope as needed.
- Supervise staff or students as needed, including oversight and
instruction on techniques, as well as consultation on project
work.The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed
by positions in this job classification and are not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all
duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and
responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs
without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level
of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as
- Master's degree in a relevant field such as clinical research,
epidemiology, or public health, as well as experience with
- Experience conducting research in low- or middle-income
- Experience in statistical analyses and data visualization using
- Experience in working in different databases, and scientific
applications.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelor of Arts degree in an applicable social science related
field and two years applicable experience, or combination of
education and experience in an applicable social science.KNOWLEDGE,
SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Comprehensive understanding of scientific theory and
- General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master
- Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
- Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
- Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to
complete detailed work accurately.
- Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work with human study participants.
- Developing supervisory skills.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp
lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh
up to 10 pounds.
- Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand,
and sort/file paperwork or parts.
- Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl, rarely reach/work
above shoulders, operate foot and/or hand controls.Consistent with
its obligations under the law, the University will provide
reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who
requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or
her job.WORKING CONDITIONS:
- May be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
- May be required to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours
in support of research work.WORK STANDARDS:
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well
with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors bases on training and lessons
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable
University policies and procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's
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