Friday , September 22 2023

UBC Careers – Research Asst

Website The University of British Columbia

Job Description:

The position will work directly with the investigators who are mounting the studies. Responsibilities include working independently in a setting that involves varied and complex technical tasks such as; exercise testing in a clinical population, developing exercise prescriptions, delivering the exercise sessions, data collection, research study coordination, and supervising staff and students associated with the study.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing and collecting study outcome data
  • Conducting 1- repetition maximum strength testing
  • Writing reports and weekly updates on adherence to the intervention
  • Supervising, scheduling and training staff and student helpers
  • Overseeing daily operations of the fitness facility
  • Delivering and adjusted exercise prescription as part of the study protocol in-person and / orthrough a virtual platform.
  • Conducting submaximal and maximal graded exercise tests
  • Conducting measures of physical function and body composition
  • Maintaining the emergency action plan for the facility
  • Screening participants for eligibility to participate in the research studies
  • Carrying out all other related duties as required in keeping with the qualifications and requirements of positions in this classification

Job Requirements:

  • Emergency Action Planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and appropriately modify an exercise prescription
  • Discretion, tact and confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to complete exercise testing
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills including ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic proficiency using various word processing software, spread sheet programs, and Internet
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment

Qualification & Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year or related experience in exercise supervision with a clinical population.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Experience working with cancer survivors preferred.
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Therapy or related program
  • Experience with managing data collection and participant tracking for research projects preferred.
  • Experience overseeing and administering exercise interventions for research projects preferred.
  • Preference given to those with CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist® (CSEP-CEP), ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise SpecialistTM (CES), Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association Certified Athletic Therapist (CAT), NSCA certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer (CET), British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BACK) Kinesiologist or documented related experience

Job Details:

Company: The University of British Columbia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, BC, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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