Science & Research Careers at Lifespan

Senior Research Assistant Job

Job Number: TMH14271

Job Title: Senior Research Assistant

Department: 2BEHA Stroud HCC - 7891019

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

BS/BA in related field. Master’s degree desirable.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum 2 years’ professional research experience.

Data entry skills and PC experience required.


Primary responsibilities of the position involve working on longitudinal studies investigating maternal smoking during pregnancy and fetal and infant development. The Senior Research Assistant will assess pregnant mothers for eligibility, consent participants into studies, and perform clinical interviews. The Senior Research Assistant will also be responsible for participant tracking, phone calls, data entry, and assistance with IRB submissions, as well as study coordination. Professional research experience required. Experience with clinical and/or diagnostic interviewing, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills preferred. Potential need for schedule flexibility around grant deadlines and to accommodate participant visits (some early mornings, evening and weekend availability needed). Personal transportation required.