Research Analyst II-Otolaryngology (Head & Neck)-2302025
:TN-Nashville-Medical Center East (MCE) - South Tower
This is a full-time/non-exempt term position lasting six months to one year.
Organizational Unit Summary
The Bridge2AI data generation project is a collaborative of voice AI researchers with the mission to generate a substantial multi-institutional, ethically sourced, and diverse voice database linked to multimodal health biomarkers to fuel voice AI research and build predictive models to assist in screening, diagnosis, and treatment of a broad range of diseases. Dr. Maria Powell, project lead for the Plan to Enhance Diverse Perspectives, is looking for a Project Manager to assist with all administrative tasks linked to the project over the 4-year timeline. This position is specifically linked to the NIH-funded, 4-year project. The contract is for 1 year, renewable every year for 4 years.
Special Skills or Training: List any competencies (skills, knowledge, or abilities) required of an employee to successfully perform the functions and duties of this position.
The candidate will need to demonstrate strong multi-tasking skills, communication and organizational skills as the project involves a large multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary team. Knowledge about research protocol development and IRBs are required.
DECISION MAKING/PROBLEM SOLVING
Choose the statement that best describes the decision making/problem solving requirements associated with this position and provide an example.
Solves a variety of problems in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Identify the combination of education and experience, both work and skills, that are ideal for this position.
Combination of any bachelor's degree with specific experience in project management and/or academic research is ideal for the position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Organize meetings with PEDP team, Bridge2AI team leads, and potential collaborators, including obtaining pre-meeting materials, organizing agendas, and tracking meeting minutes.
Create and manage social media posts for lab advancements.
Support administrative infrastructure for management and reporting of tasks and deliverables for the project (Monday.com platform, Slack communication Platform and Teams
Participate in and support the development of single IRB protocols and data sharing agreements between academic institutions
Perform data collection procedures (including consenting and collecting acoustic samples participants, or processing pre-existing data)
Assist with organizing multidisciplinary scientific conference
For each of the following statements, choose the percentage that most closely represents the time spent on tasks at each level. The three percentages should generally total 100%.
Tasks are straightforward, routine and frequently repetitive. Requires general working knowledge of a function. 25%-50%
Tasks are varied and moderately complex. Requires in-depth knowledge of a specialized or technical function or a general working knowledge of a professional field/recognized body of knowledge. 50%-75%
Tasks are highly complex. Requires extensive theoretical and practical knowledge in specialized field or discipline and the ability to integrate and analyze practical information from such field or discipline. Less than 25%
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