Westat Study Manager in Rockville, Maryland

Job ID 14376BR

Job Title Study Manager

Location MD - Rockville

Career Area Research - Health Studies

Job Status Full-Time

Job Description

Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary

Westat has an immediate opening for a qualified individual to support ongoing public health research studies involving the collection, processing and analysis of data, including biospecimens.

Job Responsibilities:

·Conducting literature reviews in the areas of data and biospecimens collection and analytic methodologies. Working in a collaborative team environment to assist with developing study procedures, data collection forms, training materials and communications.

·Monitoring and tracking data collection and reporting.

·Preparing minutes and agendas; and supporting preparation of client deliverables.

·Communicating with medical professionals and clients, and assisting with trainings, client meetings and national conferences.

·Working with programmers to develop and test websites and online questionnaires.

Basic Qualifications:

·A master’s degree in public health or related field is required.

At least 1 year of experience in public health, medical research, laboratory, or clinical environment is preferred.

Strong oral and written communication skills, administrative abilities, computer skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks are essential.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.