Research Assistant


The Research Assistant is responsible for working cross-functionally with (1) Össur’s Market Access department, (2) external researchers engaged by Össur, and (3) prosthetic facilities who provide patient care to individuals with limb loss/difference. The Research Assistant supports research projects by conducting literature searches, obtaining informed consent from research participants, performing selected test administration, managing data, and maintaining files for project researchers. The Research Assistant will receive training on (1) a digital outcomes collection tool, (2) outcome tests administration and scoring, and (3) prosthetic care/components general information. The Research Assistant will also be required to undergo HIPAA and CITI training before being able to work with research participants.


  • Obtain informed consent from all research participants
  • Schedule interviews and appointments with research participants
  • Oversee survey and clinical test administration
  • Identify/obtain missing data
  • Maintain quality standards to preserve the integrity of data
  • Write reports to summarize data collection and the implications of the results
  • Input and maintain data entered into digital outcomes application
  • Communicate with/produce reports for different stakeholders in the patient care continuum
  • Attend regular calls with Data Analytics Team
  • Attend national meetings as required


  • Bachelor or Physical Therapy Assistant degree
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Knowledge of research methods
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong people/soft skills

The US base hourly range for this full-time position is $16.35 – $21.49/hr . Our hourly ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific hourly range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
Össur is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.