RESEARCH ASSISTANT AT EMORY UNIVERSITY
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MOOD PROGRAM
• Recruits, screens, identifies, contacts, and interviews participants to obtain data for assigned research projects.
• Interviews may be conducted in person, in a clinical setting, the subject’s residence, or by telephone.
• Coordinates the data collection process.
• May abstract data from the participant’s medical record.
• Schedules appointments, obtains consent forms, explains the study to the participant and collects data.
• May observe participants and record results of observation through written documentation or video recording.
• Edits completed questionnaires for completeness, legibility and accuracy.
• Follows up with participants to obtain missing data or clarify existing data.
• Designs forms, worksheets and study questionnaires. May code and enter data into a database.
• Compiles data and produces reports to be used for analysis of research findings.
• May monitor blood pressure and heart rate and may take vital signs and height/weight measurements.
• May collect blood, saliva, or urine samples from participants and prepare them for laboratory testing.
• Provides direction to others engaged in the interviewing process.
• Performs related responsibilities as required.
• Identifies, contacts, corresponds with and interviews research study participants, either in person, in a clinical setting, or by Zoom, or by telephone to obtain data for an assigned research project.
• Collects, codes and enters study information into database and may assist in data compilation.
• Edits completed interview questionnaires for completeness, legibility, and accuracy.
• Obtains missing or questionable data.
• Performs related approved non-clinical responsibilities as required.
• An undergraduate B.A. or B.S. degree earned by May 2022.
• One year of administrative support, or research interview staff experience while a student.
• Data entry experience.
• Positions are for one year, beginning in May/June 2022, and may be renewed on annual basis for up to two years.