Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Research and Teaching Assistant to support the Health Professions Education (HPE) group, within the Department of Medicine, at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the Department of Medicine.
This individual will be responsible for data collection, data management, and other tasks related to research and development activities in collaboration with other scientific and technical staff. This individual will also help with teaching in selected courses, as applicable. HPE is involved in a number of departmental, national, and international collaborative programs of research that investigates a variety of questions relevant to HPE. Our collaborative teams are composed of active duty and civilian faculty members, including physicians, nurses, and PhD-trained health professions education researchers. In this position the incumbent will be central to HPE research data collection, design, execution, interpretation and reporting of research studies that contribute to the team's many programs of research and will support HPE faculty and students. The incumbent will also teach in selected courses based on their area(s) of expertise and interest.
Required Knowledge. Skills. and Abilities: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a doctoral degree in a social or biological science field, plus experience conducting and/or assisting with human subjects research in an academic environment. The optimal candidate will have experience with IRB processes and procedures, as well as experience using quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis procedures. The candidate must have excellent writing and problem-solving skills. Extensive knowledge of research processes with human subjects, ability to follow general instructions, good oral and written communication and analytical skills are important qualifications.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Doctoral degree in a social or biological science field.
Minimum Experience: 4 - 6 years of research experience.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting.
Work Environment: 100% Remote/ Telework environment
Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.