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Research Intern-Aphasia Core, Full-time in Chicago, IL at Shirley Ryan Abilitylab

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

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Job Description

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  1. Current CV/Resume
  2. Brief Statement of Research
  3. Unofficial Transcripts

General Summary

As part of his/her academic experience, the Research Intern will assist with various activities to support one or more research projects. Responsibilities may include recruiting and interviewing patients, performing data collection and data processing, administrative duties, and literature searches.

The Research Intern will consistently demonstrate support of the SRAlab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.

The Research Intern will demonstrate SRAlab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and SRAlab Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.

Principal Responsibilities

The Research Intern will support research projects by assisting with one or more of the following activities:

  1. Patient recruitment and data collection; retrieving medical record information.
  2. Transcribing, coding, cleaning and entering data.
  3. Maintaining an inventory of data collection forms to ensure ease of data retrieval.
  4. Construction of data tables, figures and preparation of materials for presentations.
  5. Conducting literature searches, copying and distributing articles as appropriate SRAlab.

Reporting Relationships

  1. Reports directly to the Research Scientist, Principal Investigator or Project Manager, but may be additionally mentored by a graduate student of post-doctoral fellow, depending on department structure.

Job Requirements

  1. Communication and mathematics skills normally acquired through college-level coursework.
  2. Familiarity with medical terminology.
  3. Ability to accurately review and enter project data.
  4. Analytical ability required to prepare reports, maintains data inventory, and perform literature searches.
  5. Ability to strictly adhere to an approved written protocol.
  6. Interpersonal skills needed to interact effectively with patients, physicians and all Institute staff as well as to effectively work with supervisors from various research projects. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. SRAlab is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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