1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. 3. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. 4. Recruits study participants and ensures that subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures. 5. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Preferred Education: Degree in a related area (such as psychology, public health) would be preferred. Experience with eating disorders and/or eating disorder research, clinical trials, mobile health, computer programming, would be an asset but not required.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Degree in a related area (such as psychology, public health) would be preferred. Experience with eating disorders and/or eating disorder research, clinical trials, mobile health, computer programming, would be an asset but not required.
Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability and appreciation for handling sensitive data.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated proficiency with research, including proven ability to conduct research interviews.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to multitask and to problem solve. Excellent attendance, reliability and punctuality, as attested by references.
Required Skill/ability 2: Intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Word and Excel. Demonstrated proficiency with a statistical package such as SPSS and data management skills.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 55948BR
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