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Research Associate - Center for Injury Research & Policy- Dr. Gary Smith Job in Columbus, Ohio US

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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc
Columbus, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
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Research Associate - Center for Injury Research & Policy- Dr. Gary Smith

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Research Associate - Center for Injury Research & Policy- Dr. Gary Smith

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Research Associate - RI CIRP Michaels

The Center for Injury Research and Policy, located in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, is seeking applicants for a full-time Research Associate position. The Research Associate will work under the direction of Nichole Michaels, PhD, on an NIH-funded research project to implement and evaluate an opioid overdose harm reduction intervention.This position requires in-state travel for participant recruitment and retention and other study activities. Some evening and weekend hours are expected.

Schedule: (Full time, Benefits Eligible)

Research III
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, Ohio 43205

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Recruit and retain research participants
Follow participant consent and enrollment procedures
Implement the opioid overdose harm reduction intervention with fidelity to established protocols
Ensure compliance with all IRB and human subjects protocols
Collect and manage data and document study procedures
Code and analyze data using appropriate quantitative and qualitative procedures
Work collaboratively with other members of the research team and study partners
Assist with the preparation of scientific publications, reports, and presentations





Minimum of a bachelor's degree in public health, social work, psychology, or a related field; master's degree preferred

Required Experience:

Experience with human subjects research and/or public health intervention delivery is highly desirable
Must have reliable transportation and ability to travel throughout the state
Excellent communication skills required
Must be comfortable working with diverse populations and individuals with substance use disorders
Must be able to work independently and with a team
Must have strong problem-solving and decision-making skills


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