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Part-Time Research Assistant

Company: WMU Homer Stryker, M.D. School of Medicine
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D School of Medicine is searching for a Part-Time Research Assistant for our Epidemiology and Biostatistics department. Assist with research-related activities for the WMed Population Health Research Team pillar projects, including but not limited to, compliance with research study protocols, study recruitment, enrollment, data collection, maintaining confidentiality, and data base development.

Responsibilities:
Participate fully in all required trainings.Comply with public health and safety codes related to data collection sites.Ensure confidentiality of study participants and related data.Implement data collection activities in accordance with study protocols, regarding survey administration, record abstraction and secondary database management.Coordinate with Project Coordinator and other project or departmental staff.Comply with quality checks of project data collection activities and database.Comply with data security and data backup procedures.Acquires knowledge for new technology and policy/procedure revisions.Create and maintain organizational filing system within personal drives.Assist in completing tasks and responsibilities related to team pillars and grant obligations.All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:High school graduation or equivalentOTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Ability to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing.Ability to meet assigned deadlines.Able to perform duties independently, with a minimal need for direct supervision.Able to perform duties in a timely and efficient manner.About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of MedicineWestern Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is an exciting environment to pursue and academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching health systems, Ascension Borgess and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. Building upon the $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed received a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school in June 2021. WMed contributed to the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties in 2020.WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. WMed offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support its mission to educate and inspire lifelong learners, WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.WMed Health is the clinical practice of the medical school with more than 300 providers offering comprehensive primary care and specialty services in several locations throughout Kalamazoo, Portage, and Battle Creek. The Department of Pathology faculty serve as the Office of the Medical Examiner for counties throughout Michigan and northern Indiana.The W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo serves as the primary educational facility with faculty and administrative offices, student study and social spaces, team-based learning halls, a state-of-the-art Simulation Center accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, basic science research labs, as well as toxicology and forensic pathology labs.WMed is building upon Kalamazoos century-long foundation of drug discovery and medical device development with a strategic investment in clinical, laboratory, community, and educational research. The Center for Immunobiology, Center for Clinical Research, WMed ForenTox, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Human Research Protection Program contribute to the medical schools advancement of knowledge through innovation and discovery.Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

Keywords: WMU Homer Stryker, M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo , Part-Time Research Assistant, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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