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UT Health Research Assistant I/II - Orthopedic Surgery in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Assistant I/II - Orthopedic Surgery

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190000ID

Position Summary:

Under close direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support research projects.

Orthopedic Surgery

Full Time

FLSA Nonexempt


Position Key Accountabilities:

This position is required to work one 8 hour shift on a weekend day per month with commensurate time off the following workweek.

Collect and analyze data

Prepare interview questions, Recruit and/or interview subjects, Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary

Summarize interviews

Manage and respond to project related email

Attend project meetings

Summarize project results, Prepare progress reports

As appropriate to the specified position, code and verify data in accordance with specified research protocol and coding procedures and enter data into a computer database and/or spreadsheet application for subsequent analysis

Develop or assist in the development of interview schedules; contact potential subjects to introduce and explain study objectives and protocol and to arrange interviews, either in person or by telephone

Identify and compile lists of potential research subjects in accordance with study objectives and parameters

Conduct and record face-to-face and/or telephone interviews with subjects, in accordance with predetermined interview protocol, data collection procedures and documentation standards

Review and edit data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information; follow up with subjects to resolve problems or clarify data collected

Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Track progress over time

Compile data for progress reports

Make preparations for monitoring visits

Review medical records to ensure completeness and accuracy


General knowledge of research fields.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

No years of experience.

II level requires:

Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in lieu of education.

One year of related experience in a research or clinical lab environment.

May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds constantly and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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