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UNIV - Program Assistant - Otolaryngology (ENT)

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - COM-Otolaryngology
Sub Department: UNIV-2242020-Oto-h&n Surg
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Research Grant
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: ADMINISTRATIVE & NON-CLINICAL PROFESSIONALS
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 4: $27,527.00 - $39,228.00 - $50,930.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties:
15The successful candidate will score task performance, enter participant data into charts and EDC systems, run software applications to prepare data for analyses, and regularly check data to ensure their accuracy. Duties will also include preparing for study monitoring or audit visits, communicating with other study personnel to resolve routine problems, and participating in research meetings to facilitate implementation of the study.Essential
25The successful candidate will independently guide participants through study visits and collect data based on surveys and cognitive tests, which they will be trained to conduct.Essential
25The successful candidate will prepare and debrief the participant, and set up equipment for MRI experiments.Essential
25The successful candidate will support recruitment strategies, screen research volunteers, schedule study visits, and document consent. The successful candidate will receive training and need to understand the ethical conduct of research and safeguards for human subjects research activities.Essential
5The candidate will be involved with basic data processing.Essential
5The candidate will help with quality control.Essential


Job summary: The Hearing Research Program at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC is seeking a Research Coordinator to assist with ongoing research studies that are designed to understand how brain systems support and/or fail to support speech recognition in older adults. The Research Coordinator plays an important role in this research by operating as the point of contact and assisting with data collection from participants.

The successful candidate will be responsible for participant recruitment, screening, and informed consent. The successful candidate will also assist with data collection activities that include behavioral assessment and MRI data acquisition. Finally, the successful candidate will assist with data organization and quality control.

The position will remain open until filled. For additional information about our research please see (www.eckertlab.org). Interested applicants can send a CV, brief statement of interest, as well as contact information for two references to Kenny Vaden: vaden@musc.edu


Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $27,527.00 - $39,228.00 - $50,930.00 (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.

Preferred Experience, Training, and Skills: The successful candidate for this position is anticipated to be pursuing a career in audiology and hearing sciences, psychology, and/or neuroscience. While applicants with Bachelors or Masters degrees are preferred, consideration will be made of excellent applicants pursuing Bachelors degrees should they have research experience and the special skills listed next.

The successful candidate will have exceptional social skills to interact with participants, is detail-oriented and has excellent organizational skills, has interest in developing new technical skills that are likely into include computational and coding activities.

 


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, sexual orientation, 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, sexual orientation, 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.