As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years.The Department of Family Medicine's Research Section currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Coordinator to work with a multidisciplinary team of researchers on studies of the nation's health workforce and rural health care delivery. Work related to these projects involves collection of data through the use of surveys as well as use of secondary datasets. The research coordinator will assist the study team in the development of survey instruments, obtaining Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews, managing survey operations (developing survey work plans, overseeing schedules, making follow-up phone calls and emails, tracking responses, etc.), cleaning and managing study datasets, and assisting with data analysis (performing data cleaning and dataset management tasks).The Research Coordinator will work in a collegial and collaborative environment under the direct supervision of the Data Analysis Lead. Additional project-related supervision may be provided by individual study directors. The Research Coordinator must be able to work independently to carry out survey research work plans and work under the direction of study directors on assigned database development and data analysis tasks.The Research Coordinator's responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:Developing and implementing timelines and work plans for research operationsConducting literature reviews under the direction of project leadsPreparing research posters and presentations with direction from project leadsCoordinating the development of survey data collection instrumentsAssisting in preparation of IRB applications and reviewsDeveloping and managing survey subject lists and response tracking systemsConducting phone, web and mail follow-up of survey subjects, as neededCleaning survey datasets and preparing data for analysis under the direction of Data Analysis LeadContributing to information needed for the preparation of scholarly papers, oral presentations, posters, and abstracts, reports to funders, and project summaries. Minimum Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences, Social Sciences or related field;Experience in health services research and/or related clinical experience or research experience;Two to three years of work experience;Ability to work collaboratively with project teams;Excellent attention to detail and ability to complete work on schedule;Highly proficient in use of Microsoft Office software;Interpersonal and communication skills needed to work with a multidisciplinary teamAn equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for the stated requirements. Desired: Knowledge and experience with collection and analysis of research data.Additional desired qualities include knowledge of rural health issuesApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.