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Population Research Project Assistant Senior - Family and Community Medicine

Job Number: 529106
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Dallas, TX

Department: Family & Community Medicine
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular









This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information




Salary Negotiable 



Experience and Education





Master's degree in related field and one (1) year research experience in behavioral, social science or public health OR Bachelor's degree and three (3) years research experience in behavioral, social science or public health. Prefer bilingual fluency in English and Spanish.
High school graduation with courses in basic sciences and seven (7) years experience to include one (1) year as Research Assistant I or equivalent.  




Job Duties







  • Recruit and screen participants for multiple research projects; recruitment may take place on or off campus or via telephone.      
  • Schedule appointments, obtain consent forms, explain study to participant and collect data.      
  • Interview participants for assigned research projects; interviews may be in person, in clinical setting, subject's residence or by telephone.     
  • Travel to recruitment sites as needed.       
  • Records research data, discuss results with supervisor; maintain required record-keeping per University and funding agency requirements; compiles data and produce reports to be used for analysis of research findings.    
  • Assist in the development of posters, tables and figures.       
  • Perform medical records abstractions, data coding and data entry.       
  • Train research staff in interviewing and recruitment techniques as well as other routine tasks such as abstractions, data coding and data entry.     
  • Perform literature searches, document results and discuss results with supervisor for necessary project information.      
  • Develop study protocols.       
  • Performs other duties as assigned.       




  • Assists in implementing program evaluation projects and research studies
  • Preparation of IRB and Continuing Reviews
  • Assists in data collection
  • Provides assistance in preparation of grants, manuscripts, and other reports

Supports departmental research area with organizational, communication, and administrative duties as needed; maintains communication, tracks needs and progress of research projects and maintains flow of information between the research area of Family and Community Medicine, and other Departments and Schools in the University.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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