Sr Research Assistant NES

Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator and within established policies and procedures performs scientific investigative research in biopsychosocial areas related to patient care. Researches literature in the field; participates in the design of experimental protocols and develops new procedures to carry out established research objectives. Conducts research according to established protocols; collects and analyzes data using statistical methodology. May assist in writing presentations and papers for publication based on the research performed.


Conducts experiments or participant interviews according to established protocols and research methodology.

Participates in the design of experimental protocols to achieve the scientific objectives to allow quantitative and qualitative evaluation and interpretation of data obtained.

Gathers tabulates graphs develops explanatory charts and analyzes data applying statistical methodology and using statistical and spreadsheet software applications.

Participates in the interpretation of the results through conferences with supervisors and other researchers to review data compared to hypothesis and research methodology in instances of inexplicable data.

Reviews literature pertaining to research being conducted in the scientific are of interest.

Assists in writing presentations and paper for publication based on research performed if necessary.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Other information:

BS/BA in related field.

Master�s degree desirable.


Minimum 2 years� professional research experience.

Data entry skills and PC experience required.

While most duties are performed in an office environment incumbent is exposed to patient-care environment.

Any risk of exposure to contagious or noxious elements is minimized by adherence to safety procedures and protocols.

Normal office environment.

Requires standing bending and sitting.

Sufficient visual acuity and manual dexterity to use computer keyboard and other common office equipment.


Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Per Diem


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union