Project Assistant II
Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Georgetown University
Project Assistant II - Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center of Georgetown University has an opening for a tobacco treatment specialist to work on an NCI-funded smoking cessation intervention trial among individuals undergoing lung cancer screening. The TTS will be trained to conduct a telephone-based smoking cessation intervention. Additional responsibilities include participant assessments, data management and analysis, literature reviews, and preparation of manuscripts and grants. This is also an excellent opportunity for recent college graduates in psychology or public health who are interested in attending graduate school in the social sciences or medical school. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Conducting telephone interviews with research participants.
- Conducting telephone counseling for smoking cessation with research participants.
- Conducting data management and data entry tasks for the research.
- Mailing materials to participants.
- Literature searches.
- Preparation of grants and manuscripts.
- Bachelor's degree in psychology, public health, or another social science
- At least one year of experience serving as a research assistant for a behavioral research project
- Fluent Spanish is preferred but not required
- Prior experience working on behavioral tobacco-related research projects is preferred
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