Full-Time Research Assistant Position Available (Georgetown U.)

Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Full-Time Research Assistant Position

   in the Behavioral Medicine & Health Psychology Lab of Dr. Kenneth Tercyak


Spring/Summer - 2024

Consider joining our team to train on NIH-funded child/adolescent/family health psychology and behavioral medicine research projects. We study lifestyle-based cancer risks, prevention, behavior change, and psychological aspects of cancer risk, treatment, and survivorship. We are hiring a full-time entry-level research staff member in spring/summer 2024, with a post-baccalaureate salary and benefits package. If you are interested in a career as a health professional (e.g.,  psychology, public health, medicine) and looking for ways to help you prepare for graduate or medical school, then consider becoming part of our multidisciplinary research team at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Job Responsibilities:

·  Assisting with health and behavior research studies

·  Recruiting and enrolling study participants

·  Coordinating behavioral intervention trials, scheduling and tracking participants

·  Online survey data collection, management, and processing

·  Supervising undergraduate student workers

·  Assisting with preparing and editing data reports and scholarly works

·  Collaborating with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to maintain research compliance

·  Initiating and overseeing contractual agreements with study vendors

Research Opportunities Offered:

·  Gain experience with applied, clinical, community, and online health and behavior research studies

·  Contribute to research presentations and publications

·  Collaborating with health professionals from multiple disciplines (psychology, medicine, genetic counseling, nursing)

·  Research skill-building for graduate or professional school in psychology, public health, or medicine

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (by time of start), with interest in and/or prior experience with clinical (human subjects) research; two-year minimum commitment, with option of longer-term.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of and experience in working with: IRBs; database and statistical software (e.g. REDCap, Microsoft Excel, SPSS); academic research in clinical and/or community settings; coursework in social-behavioral sciences.

About Us:

For a complete description of ongoing research projects in the Tercyak Health Behavior & Cancer Prevention Lab, please visit us online: https://sites.google.com/georgetown.edu/tercyaklab/home

We offer a full-time post-baccalaureate salary and benefits package, including health insurance, paid time-off, and tuition assistance for advanced study at Georgetown University.

How to Apply:

Please complete an online interest form (PDFs of a cover letter and a resume are required). Review will begin immediately. Questions? Contact us by email: habit@georgetown.eduhttps://forms.gle/zQdBudgbeJrDqCxZ7

Georgetown University is an equal opportunity employer.