Job Description

Research Scientist 1

Requisition IDreq12056
Working TitleResearch Scientist 1
Position Grade11
Position Summary

Notice: The Best Consideration Date Has Been Extended To: 02/26/2020

UNM CASAA has beenawarded, a five- year grant, to study near real time associations betweenAlcoholics Anonymous (AA) prescribed behaviors, four underlying mechanismsaccounting for behavior change, and drinking outcome among early AAaffiliates.

CASAA is seeking two Research Scientist 1 positions that will beresponsible for the recruitment, assessment and retention aspect of thestudy. The Research Scientist 1 will report directly to the ProjectManager and will provide information on the progress of recruitment andretention efforts, maintain study records, perform data entry tasks, andperform quality assurance checks.

May be required to work evenings and weekends

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Successful candidate must submit to a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check. Additional health screenings may be required, dependent on the nature of the research conducted, as determined by Employee Occupational Health Services.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; no previous experience required.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

--Experiencewith collecting data that meets regulatory and Quality Assurance requirements
--Experience intracking participants using various retention methods
--Experience inimplementing drug/alcohol assessment forms (both electronically and paperformat)
-- Experiencerecruiting study participants
--Experience incompleting research consent and locator forms
--Knowledge ofusing smartphone mobile applications in a research setting
--Willing toattend AA meetings evenings and weekends
--Ability totravel locally

Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCASAA Clinical Research (028C)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date12/31/2020
Pay$2,964.00 - $3,417.00
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date2/17/2020
Application InstructionsPlease submit a current resume and cover letter that describes how you meet each of the preferred qualifications.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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