- Researches and collects data through site or home visit
intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other
means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles
information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to
research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and
retrieve data and to generate reports. 3. Processes and summarizes
data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data
interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research
activities. 4. Recruits study participants and ensures that subject
recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures. 5.
Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in
designing, developing, and modifying research experiments,
procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support
staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research
Required Education and Experience
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same
job family at the next lower level, and high school level
education; or four years of related work experience and an
Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a
Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination
of experience and education.
Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment
background screening for this position, which may include motor
vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on
the position description and job requirements. All offers are
contingent upon the successful completion of the background check.
Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for
additional information on the background check requirements and
This position is within the Department of Psychiatry, located at
the West Haven VA, with the Alcohol Research Center (ARC). This
position will assist and provide research support to human subject
studies focusing on alcohol use disorder (AUD), Post Traumatic
Stress Disorder (PTSD), and other psychiatric disorders. This
individual will provide research support to human subjects studies
focusing on clinical trials using new medications to treat AUD with
Position responsibilities may fluctuate based on the needs of
the research protocol and may include the following:
Carrying out research-related activities within the scope of the
established study protocols; adhering to all human subjects
regulations as defined by Yale University and VA Connecticut that
pertain to research studies.
Reviewing and adhering to eligibility criteria for admission of
study participants based on established goals and objectives for
each project (e.g., medical record review); completing telephone
eligibility screens with potential participants; scheduling and
coordinating participant virtual visits (for the time being);
conducting informed consent process.
Assisting in data management including data collection and
entry, visual inspection, data cleaning, validation, processing,
and analysis; contributing to set-up and organization of study
database and/or related data reports.
Supporting participant recruitment and retention efforts to
include community outreach, recruiting subjects with AUD and PTSD;
posting fliers in hospital and community settings; engaging with
online recruitment services; attending/participating in
Yale/VA/community-based outreach/education events.
Administering and scoring clinical, behavioral, and cognitive
assessments to research participants.
Being responsible for the documentation and transmission of
study data and back-up; ensuring that report forms are accurately
documented and completed in a timely manner including completing
participant payment procedures, and study visit notes.
Assisting with Yale and VA IRB/regulatory, funding mechanism,
publication submission, and departmental reporting and
documentation; engaging in internal and external auditing
Monitoring and tracking office and research supplies.
Other related research responsibilities as assigned.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Bachelor's degree in a related field. Prior proficiency
performing psychiatric evaluations using The Structured Clinical
Interview for DSM-5 (SCID-5) . Knowledge of psychiatric disorders
and prior work experience with mental health patients. Experience
with REDCap and Dropbox.
The intent of this job description is to provide a
representative summary of the essential functions that will be
required of the position and should not be construed as a
declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the
particular position. Employees will be assigned specific
job-related duties through their hiring departments.
Affirmative Action Statement:
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regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an
individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as
a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate
on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or
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people from sex discrimination in educational programs and
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U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor,
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