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Senior Research Program Coordinator, Department of Population Health, Dell Medical School

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Posting Title:Senior Research Program Coordinator, Department of Population Health, Dell Medical School----Hiring Department:Department of Population Health----Position Open To:All Applicants----Weekly Scheduled Hours:40----FLSA Status:Exempt----Earliest Start Date:Immediately----Position Duration:Expected to Continue Until Apr 27, 2025----Location:AUSTIN, TX----Job Details:General NotesThe Senior Research Program Coordinator position is a 14-month position with the possibility of extension, dependent on performance and funding with a Feb. 1, 2024 start date. The position will include training research assistants to conduct in-depth interviews and support data analysis. The Senior Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for leading data analysis efforts, contributing to and/or leading the development of scientific manuscripts and academic presentations, ensuring compliance with study and IRB protocols, and supporting grant writing activities. PurposeThe Department of Population Health is looking for a Senior Research Program Coordinator to manage and support an HIV prevention research project focused on preferences and barriers related to the uptake of longer-acting pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention in sexual minority men. The position will involve identifying and establishing relationships with primary care and family medicine clinics in collaboration with the project team leadership and collecting qualitative data through (virtual) in-depth interviews with sexual minority men and primary care providers in Austin and Dallas, Texas.Responsibilities

  • Lead recruitment and data collection related to HIV prevention studies.
  • Lead qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis efforts associated with HIV prevention research.
  • Training and supervising research assistants to conduct interviews and support data analysis.
  • Develop and maintain Institutional Research Board (IRB) materials an ensure compliance to the protocol.
  • Develop of presentations for research and meeting purposes, as well as create research products such as reports and manuscripts for publication and future grant proposals.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community partners supporting the study.
  • Other related duties as assigned.Required QualificationsBachelor's degree in sociology, anthropology, psychology, public health, health education, community health, education, educational psychology, or related field, plus 5 years of program administration or program coordination.Experience and a high level or proficiency with qualitative data collection and analysis.Experience with project management and implementation of study protocols.Working knowledge of qualitative data analysis software.Past experience supervising others.Excellent communication skills.Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.Preferred QualificationsMore than the required experience.Master's degree in sociology, anthropology, psychology, public health, health education, community health, education, educational psychology or related field, plus 3 years of relevant experience; or Ph.D. in sociology, anthropology, psychology, public health, health education, community health, education, educational psychology or related field.Experience with HIV research.Experience conducting research in primary care or family medicine settings or experience with community-based research in general.Publications focused on HIV prevention using qualitative methods. First author preferred.Past experience supervising research assistants. Working knowledge or experience using REDCap.Salary Range$55,000 + depending on qualificationsWorking Conditions
    • May work around standard office conditions.
    • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation.
    • Occasional weekend, overtime and evening work to meet deadlines.
    • Field work as necessary.Required Materials
      • Resume/CV
      • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
      • Letter of interestImportantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.----Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.----Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.----Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.----Equal Opportunity Employer:The University of Texas at Austin, as an ,complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.----Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.----Employment Eligibility Verification:If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.----E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
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        • [PDF]----Compliance:Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in .The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.

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