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Research Assistant III

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Research Assistant III

Center for Technology & Behavioral Health

Position Number

Position Purpose

The primary purpose of this position is to implement activities for a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded study investigating a prevention strategy for opioid use disorder in primary care settings. This position is based at two primary care practices in Manchester and Bedford, NH.

The project is managed by the Northeast Node of the Clinical Trials Network (CTN), spanning the rural communities of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The CTN provides a unique research infrastructure for conducting practical, rigorous, and highly impactful trials focused on improving the treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs) and promoting widespread implementation and sustainability of effective and accessible SUD care in community systems across the nation. The Northeast Node is based out of the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH) at Dartmouth College. The Research Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Research Coordinator and Project Manager and under the overall supervision of the Center Director, Dr. Lisa Marsch.

SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position


Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Bethany McLeman, Research Project Director, Northeast Node | National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

Key Accountabilities

Research Responsibilities (75%)

  • Participant Recruitment: Recruits and screens patients for study eligibility, completing necessary questionnaires, assessments and paperwork.
  • Participant Consent: Thoroughly explains the study, reviews all study materials with participants, and obtains informed consent.
  • Research Visits: Conducts research interviews at primary care study sites. Conducts participant study visits, including scheduling, coordination with other study team members, and documentation.
  • Participant Tracking: Tracks participant flow through the study and updates tracking logs in an accurate and timely manner. Contacts participants to schedule them for study visits.
  • Data Collection and Integrity: Reviews entered data, resolves data queries, and obtains missing information. Documents all data accurately and according to protocol. Confirms that all data entry is complete and correct.
  • Documentation: Maintains study files in accordance with federal regulations. Assures that participant and data confidentiality and integrity are maintained.
  • Protocol Compliance: Ensures that study activities are carried out in accordance with protocol, including but not limited to participant recruitment and screening, and participant research visits.
  • Regulatory: Assists with preparation of research documents for institutional review boards.
  • Project Operations: Aids with overall project operations, as needed.

Communication/Presentation (15%)

  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with participants and study site affiliates.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to foster inclusiveness and diversity though interactions and communications with others.
  • Effectively communicates study protocol and research goals to Northeast Node affiliates, study sites, and other partners.
  • Contributes to and works well with the Northeast Node and CTBH teams.
  • Properly represents the Northeast Node, CTBH and Dartmouth College in all aspects of employment and associated duties.

Miscellaneous (10%)

  • Participates in on-going trainings and keeps abreast of developments in the field.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.



Posted: 2020-06-23 Expires: 2020-07-24

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