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Location: Miami, Florida
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The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences is seeking a full-time Research Associate 2 to join Dr. Youngmee Kim's FAMILY Lab. The FAMILY lab examines the psychosocial, physical, and spiritual impact of cancer on the family and develops programs and services to assist families in meeting their needs. The Research Associate will have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Public Health, or other related field. Work experience related to psycho-oncology research or research involving adults with chronic physical illness will be preferred. Candidate should be phlebotomist licensed or licensable.
As detailed below, the responsibilities of the Research Associate will include the coordination of research projects, management of data collection, and participation in publication of research results. The Research Associate's primary responsibility will be to identify, recruit, and retain research participants, and to collect psychological and biobehavioral data. Successful applicants have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be highly organized, pay attention to details, be motivated, and work independently as well as with others in a research environment. Knowledge and understanding of research methodology, psycho-oncology, basic statistics, and concepts of cultural competency required. English/Spanish fluency (both verbal and written) are preferred to serve the research population.
Candidates should include a cover letter with their application.