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UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Professional / Administrative Job Specification 
(3/07)

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JOB TITLE: Research Associate

JOB CODE: 000811

 

JOB SUMMARY

Conduct and organize data collection and analysis and assist in research, and related tasks, on specified projects.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Interact with human subjects, perform experimental research and assist in special research projects.

Conduct and organize data collection and analysis activities; coordinate and schedule research activities.

Develop data collection instruments and administrative policies and procedures.

Organize and conduct statistical analysis of data generated from study results.

Prepare written reports and documents pertaining to data management, research methodology, and study results.

Monitor and update research projections, including correspondence with funding agencies and Institutional Review Board.

Conduct research on past literature, monitor current research literature for relevant information.

Provide teaching support, such as grading tests and entering scores.

May collect, edit and present research outcomes.

May create computer programs to present research stimuli.

May recommend new ideas for ongoing lines of research.

May participate in contract and grant proposal preparation and development.

May interpret and advise faculty regarding extramural funding source guidelines and requirements.

Perform related duties as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING AND SKILLS

 

Ph.D. or terminal degree with three years of applied experience in related field required.

A Master’s degrees and equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

Prefer experience with experimental research and coursework in Research Methodology.

 

EXPERIENCE

Three years of applied research in associated field or five years of applied research in associated field if Master’s level.

 

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