Research Opportunities @ Georgetown University

We are hiring up to 2 full-time entry-level paid research staff, with a highly competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in a health profession career (psychology, public health, medicine) and are looking for ways to help you prepare for graduate or professional school, then consider becoming part of our multidisciplinary research team at Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington, DC.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with the development and implementation of health and behavior research studies
  • Coordinating behavioral intervention trials, including scheduling and tracking participant recruitments, retention, and follow-up survey and assessment administration
  • Recruiting and enrolling study participants
  • Data entry/management/processing
  • Training and supervising undergraduate volunteers
  • Assisting with editing scholarly works
  • Collaborating with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to maintain research compliance
  • Initiating and overseeing contractual agreements with study vendors

Research Opportunities Offered:

  • Gain experience with applied, clinical, community, and online health and behavior research studies
  • Research presentations and publications
  • Collaborating with healthcare professionals from multiple disciplines (psychology, genetic counseling, nursing, medicine, bioethics)
  • Skill-building for graduate or professional school in psychology, public health, or medicine


Bachelor’s degree (by time of start), with interest in and/or prior experience with clinical (human subjects) research; Two-year minimum commitment, with option of longer-term.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of and experience in working with: IRBs; data processing and statistical software (e.g. REDCap, Microsoft Excel, SPSS); working in academic medical research, clinical, and/or community settings, coursework in behavioral and social science.

Competitive salary and benefits offered. Please complete an online interest form (PDFs of cover letter and resume required). Review will begin immediately. Questions? Please contact Kenneth Tercyak, PhD (

Georgetown University is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Paid job
  • Post-graduation