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UNIV - Clinical Research Assistant - College of Health Professions

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS - CHP-Chair_Research
Sub Department: UNIV-2770002-HSR Research Division
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Research Grant
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: RESEARCH
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 4: $26,988.00 - $38,460.00 - $49,932.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties:
10The Program Assistant I will independently organize and maintain all lab-specific supplies to complete data collection procedures. • Maintain supplies for kinematic, kinetic, electromyographic, and metabolic data collectionEssential
30The Program Assistant I will assist with data collections involving complex biomechanical measures. • Independently assure participant safety during data collection sessions • Independently complete participant setup for experiments (LED kinematic markers, EMG electrodes, etc.) • Assist with data collection procedures (quantifying movement kinematics, kinetics, electromyography, metabolic energy expenditure, etc.)Essential
30The Program Assistant I will independently contribute to the success of research studies by ensuring proper recruitment and scheduling of participants from appropriate clinical populations. • Conduct outreach to area clinics, for purposes of participant recruitment • Utilize existing databases to recruit participants • Screen potential participants in terms of study inclusion and exclusion criteria • Schedule study participants using shared laboratory calendarsEssential
30The Program Assistant I will maintain study organization. • Independently complete data entry and data storage through both document hard copies and electronically • Independently organize IRB study binders • Independently facilitate IRB communicationEssential


Job summary: The employee will be highly organized, and will be responsible for assisting in the conduct of research studies with a focus on neurorehabilitation and human movement. Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for assisting with study participant scheduling, study organization (including IRB communication), and data collection. The candidate will be involved with research studies across several laboratories (Locomotion Energetics and Assessment Laboratory, Muscle Performance Laboratory,
Locomotor Rehabilitation Laboratory, etc.) investigating novel assessments and treatments of individuals who have experienced a neurological injury. The candidate will work closely with individuals with neurological injuries, research investigators, and research staff including clinicians, engineers and students.


Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $26,988.00 - $38,460.00 - $49,932.00 (min - mid - max)


FLSA: Hourly


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A high school diploma and two years relevant program experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required program experience.


Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/20 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.