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Join Our Team: Research Teaching Specialist IV

Posted at 9:26 am July 8, 2016, in employment

Research Teaching Specialist IV   Community

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission, and Core Values:

Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.

We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.

Core Values:

Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary

The purpose of the Research Teaching Specialist IV position is to support research that focuses on understanding and promoting health-related behaviors among individuals with cancer and those at risk for cancer, under the direction of the Principal Investigator.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Master’s Degree in a relevant social science or related field (e.g. psychology, social work, public health or social science) or Bachelor’s Degree plus one (1) year of relevant research experience. Prior field experience in medical research and project management an asset. Demonstrated excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and an ability to set priorities for productivity. Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative, yet seek supervision as appropriate. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to motivate and recruit study participants. Ability to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends), as needed. Possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another. Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

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