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Database Research Associate, Mapi Research Trust

US-North Carolina-Raleigh, ICR; US-Massachusetts-Boston
Permanent
Reference: 055296
Description

Research Associate I

Location: Raleigh, NC or Boston, MA

 

Are you looking for a rewarding position that can change peoples lives for the better? If so, this phenomenal opportunity is not to be missed.

 

Mapi Research Trust (MRT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving patients’ quality of life by facilitating access to Patient-Centered Outcome (PCO) information. We promote scientific approaches in the PCO field and encourages exchanges between academics, pharmaceutical companies, and international organizations around the world in the service of incorporating the patient’s voice into every step of the development process of new treatments. You will manage database projects by updating existing data according to predefined selection criteria to have the most comprehensive databases and facilitate response to customer requests.

 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Select Instruments / Drugs / Guidelines to be included in our databases
  • Select and read relevant scientific articles
  • Extract, enter, quality checking scientific data
  • Contact Developers of instruments
  • Answer questions related to databases about content and user experience
  • Participate in client demos by WebEx/TC, F2F
  • Write Scoring instructions for instruments distributed by MRT
  • Support Targeted Literature Review projects team by extracting data for clients
  • Report: create/update tables, dashboards and action plans
  • Liaise with team members and external resources
  • Perform Internet watch on technologies and scientific information (Health authorities, etc.)
  • Participate in writing abstracts and posters
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of the team processes
  • Recognize, exemplify and enforce to ICON's values (MRT’s single largest sponsor) which center on our dedication to People, Clients and Performance.

Education/Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Life Sciences
  • Project Management
  • Fluency in English (written/oral)
  • Master/Degree in Database/Document management/Scientific information specialist
  • Basic statistics knowledge
  • Basic clinical research knowledge

Knowledge/Skills/Attributes:

  • Customer service skills, including ability to communicate clearly and positively with clients (clarifying by questioning and reformulating) and resolve customer issues or complaints.
  • Search, find, evaluate relevance of, analyze, interpret, summarize, and compile data from various research sources
  • Ability to lead meetings, to qualify and formulate the need and requirements
  • Ability to find new sources of information specifically related to a project
  • Prioritize and organize multiple simultaneous tasks to ensure timely and accurate completion. Requires effective use of organizational and time management skills. Ability to propose different scenarios according to the priorities
Mapi Research Trust and ICON Plc is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. #LI-AA1
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