The UChicago Section of General Internal Medicine Seeks to Hire a New Project Manager

April 24, 2014 – The Section of General Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago is hiring a new project manager! The Research Specialist II position will support a new research project sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that is being conducted to study shared decision making between health care providers and patients and health disparities in the LGBTQ population. Over the next 3 years this project aims to: 1) Systematically review key issues in these areas. 2) Conduct focus groups and interviews among patients, physicians and key stakeholders. 3) Develop and evaluate tools for shared decision making. A diverse team of researchers, led by Dr. Marshall Chin, will work together to complete the various aims of this project.

The Research Specialist will:

  • Be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities and the overall workflow of the project team and co-investigators by creating and managing project plans, facilitating meetings, managing Institutional Review Board processes, and communicating project status updates to AHRQ
  • Assist the PI and research team by conducting individual and focus group interviews, collecting, recording and analyzing qualitative data.
  • Perform literature searches and assist in writing manuscripts
  • Assist in outreach, manage communication, and build positive working relationships with LGBTQ community organizations and stakeholders

Responsibilities may also include developing data collection instruments; presenting research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences; assisting with building databases and recruiting; and scheduling research subjects.

For more information and to apply, click here. The requisition number for this job posting is 095182.

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