Student Research Assistant
Division of Ophthalmic Epidemiology
Nature of Work
The University of Colorado Denver has an opening in the Department of Ophthalmology for a Student Research Assistant. This person will work on various research projects within the University system on eye diseases. This position will involve abstracting data from the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). In addition, the person will be involved in recruiting patients at the UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center and its affiliates, collecting clinical information on study participants by interview and review of the electronic medical record and entering data into a database. The candidate will also be responsible for collection and processing blood samples and other biological samples from study participants and working with the team at our bio-repository. In addition, the candidate will help with IRB submissions and assist the PI and other faculty with data analysis for abstract, meeting and manuscript submission. The candidate will also be involved in other projects that require data collection and entry for other research in the Division and for writing manuscripts.
The successful applicant will have knowledge in the field of research in medicine
The position reports to Anne Lynch MD, MSPH who is the Director of the Division of Ophthalmic Epidemiology.
Examples of Work Performed
Collection of clinical data and bio-samples on study participants.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
· Proficient with computers and Microsoft office software, computer data entry, and data management.
· Good interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
· Ability to be team oriented and flexible
· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
· Understanding of diseases of the eye.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in a health-related field.
· Experience with the collection of clinical data, sample collection/ processing, statistics and data management.
· Experience working with computers/Microsoft office software and computer data entry.
· Phlebotomy experience is a plus but not essential.
· Experience in research related to diseases of the eye.