Research Assistant

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Rockville, MD 20847
Leisure & Sport
5 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Description

The purpose of this position is to contribute to the development and maintenance of an information infrastructure to support the work of the National Center for Evidence-Based Practice (N-CEP) and ASHA members working in evidence-based practice.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct systematic searches of the scholarly literature in support of committees doing evidence reviews and scholarly manuscripts developed by N-CEP staff.
  • Conduct literature searches in support of the Evidence Maps. Assist with the maintenance of the Evidence Maps website content.
  • Support the development and maintenance of N-CEP's information resources for ease of access by staff.
  • Participate in the development of training resources.
  • Assist with special projects.

Qualifications

Knowledge Typically Acquired Through

  • Bachelor's degree in library/information sciences, social or natural science, or education

Scope and Depth of Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Ability to use Medline and other information search systems and tools to identify relevant scholarly literature
  • Basic understanding of research methodology (e.g., study design, statistics) consistent with successful completion of at least one undergraduate course in research methods
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications

Scope and Depth of Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Extremely strong attention to detail
  • Functions well in a team environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving abilities

Reference: 599278400

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