Lifestyle Medicine Research Professional
Company: Stanford University
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Lifestyle Medicine Research ProfessionalStanford University is
seeking a Social Science Research Professional 1 to perform work to
support research or develop public programs and policies, applying
basic knowledge and understanding of scientific theory. The Social
Science Research Professional 1 position will support Dr.
Fredericson, the Director of the Lifestyle, Health & Performance
Program. This program specializes in Lifestyle Medicine research,
outreach, and communication. Specific projects include creating
educational content, designing newsletters, and writing
narrative/systematic reviews on topics within Lifestyle Medicine.
In addition, this position will be responsible for assessing the
impact of Lifestyle Medicine outreach through focus groups and data
- Plan and perform research tasks requiring initiative and
judgment by applying basic knowledge and understanding of
scientific theory when precedents do not provide specific guidance.
General instruction provided by the supervisor as needed. May
interpret study results in collaboration with supervisor or
- Participate in the development and administration of survey
instruments and rating scales requiring judgment in applying
non-routine procedures. Analyze and summarize results for review
with supervisor. Audit the accuracy and validity of data
- Review and audit case report forms for completion and accuracy
with source documents, and ensure compliance with research
- Identify, select, extract and summarize data and structured
information. Present summary of findings to supervisor.
- Conduct literature searches, and write literature summaries and
manuscripts, requiring preliminary judgments after the supervisor
outlines conceptual approach.
- Build and organize data as requested by principal investigator
or supervisor; use common statistical programs requiring the
application of job control language in generating and organizing
- Adapt new, nonstandard methods outlined by supervisor in
designing and evaluating phases of research projects, (i.e.,
educational materials, questionnaires, strategies for recruitment,
data quality control procedures and processes). May follow up with
Institutional Review Board (IRB) to ensure renewals are approved
and completed, seeking guidance where necessary.
- Assist with development, communication and design of research
findings to internal and external audiences, which may include web
updates, social media, and/or white papers, for use in recruitment,
educational, or awareness of programs, with guidance from
- May orient and train new staff or students.* - Other duties may
also be assignedDESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Two-year college degree and
two years related work experience or a Bachelor's degree in a
related field or an equivalent combination of related education and
relevant experience. Research experience and knowledge of
programming languages and statistics preferred.EDUCATION &
EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):Bachelor of Arts degree in an applicable
social science related field, or combination of education and
relevant experience in an applicable social science.KNOWLEDGE,
SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- General understanding of scientific theory and methods,
typically gained through completion of an undergraduate degree in a
- General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master
- Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
- Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to
complete detailed work accurately.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work with human study participants.PHYSICAL
- Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp
lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh
up to 10 pounds.
- Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand,
and sort/file paperwork or parts.
- Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl, rarely reach/work
above shoulders, and operates foot and/or hand controls.* -
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will
provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability
who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of
his or her job.WORKING CONDITIONS:
- May be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
- May be required to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours
in support of research work.WORK STANDARDS:
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well
with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable
University policies and procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu .The expected
pay range for this position is $48,000 to $71,000 per annum.
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith
estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a
position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be
determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope
and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the
selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal
equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable
jobs.School of Medicine, Redwood City, California, United
StatesSchool of Medicine, Redwood City, California, United
StatesWe're always looking for people who can bring new
perspectives and life experiences to our team. Found the perfect
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