The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Miami Project to Cure Paralysis – KiDZ Neuroscience has an exciting opportunity for a Research Support Specialist responsible for carrying out project initiatives for the BikeSafe Program. This entails providing fundamental training and resources in implementing the BikeSafe Program. Field work requiring an independent form of trans portation will be necessary for this position. This role will report directly to Director of the KiDZ Neuroscience Center-BikeSafe Program Director.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- Providing fundamental training and resources in implementing the BikeSafe Program in grant funded middle schools, K-8 centers and Miami-Dade County parks.
- Responsible for program evaluation and qualitative data collection from the BikeSafe program schools and parks.
- Attending community and outreach meetings and events.
- Establishing and maintaining relationships with community partners.
- Overseeing the writing of scientific papers, reports, grants, case studies.
- Preparing presentations, analyzes data and creating quarterly reports .
- Educating research participants on the expected outcome of the research study and documenting progress accordingly and presenting findings to the community members.
- Working with data resources and is expected to perform basic social science research techniques.
- Serving as technical assistance and support functions as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in a life science or health related field of study. At least two years of work experience related to the stated duties and responsibilities.Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Any relevant educati on, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.
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