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Research Technician

Buffalo, New York ~ January 13, 2020

The Research Assistant is responsible for working with the Project Director & Project Coordinator in the implementation of human subjects research conducted with men and women entering Lackawanna Drug Treatment Court and Erie County Opioid Intervention Court. The incumbent will describe the study procedures to potential participants, evaluate eligibility, obtain informed consent as appropriate, schedule participants, and oversee the completion of computer-assisted structured interviews on physical and mental health behaviors. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for tracking and maintaining subjects’ contact information, scheduling and conducting follow-up assessments, and reviewing information located in participants’ court records. Other duties include assisting with programming and testing of the computerized interview as well as populating and managing EndNote reference database. The incumbent will also perform other project-related tasks as assigned.
This is a grant-supported position with anticipated funding through September 29, 2022. The individual will be assigned to the “A Rigorous Evaluation of the Opioid Intervention Court Strategy- A Public Health Response” project under the supervision of Principal Investigators Drs. Linda Kahn & Gregory Homish and Project Director D. Lynn Homish, MS and will be an employee of The Research Foundation of SUNY.
*Outstanding Benefits Package*
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*About UB*
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
As an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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