Data Specialist

The Division of Population Sciences of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center (Washington, DC) has an immediate opening for a full-time, master’s-level (preferred) Data Specialist (DS) to provide day-to-day support to and assistance with the management of clinical-behavioral research studies in cancer prevention, risk, and treatment. The role of the DS is information- and technology-driven, with skill in collecting, storing, and creating electronic data and conducting query analysis and report preparation. The DS will work closely with population scientists (Darren Mays, PhD, MPH, Suzanne O’Neill, PhD, Kenneth Tercyak, PhD) on federally-funded studies involving tobacco use prevention and control, health communications, adjustment to breast cancer/risk, and quality of life across the lifespan. The DS supports operational aspects of ongoing and planned research studies involving human subjects, assists with electronic protocol submission and management, assists with research records quality assurance, monitors data collection and flow, and performs other administrative tasks. The position requires a master’s degree (preferred) in psychology, social or behavioral science, public health, or an allied research field. Organizational and communication skills are a must, prior experience in psychology, health education/health promotion/health counseling and managing research operations in clinical, community, and/or online settings is highly desirable. We offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package (see http://benefits.georgetown.edu for details). Interested applicants are asked to please go online at https://jobs.georgetown.edu/index.php and search for Job Number 20160300 to apply. For serious inquiries only, please send an e-mail to habit@georgetown.edu.