The research assistant will assist with completion of a funded research study. Weekly hours will vary based on study needs but will not exceed 40 hours/week. All work will be overseen and directed by the primary investigator. Compensation is a predetermined hourly amount and is not eligible for overtime or for fringe benefits. The following is a list of requirements and responsibilities of the research assistant. Responsibilities are subject to modification at the discretion of the study PI and Co-investigator.
Conduct literature reviews
Assist with editing and preparation of documents
Coordinate visits with study site
Prepare articles, reports, and presentations
Perform routine clerical duties as instructed if essential to the research activities of the PI or research team
Prepare materials for submission to agencies and foundations
Manage and respond to project related email or other communications
Attend project meetings with research team
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Nursing or a related field
0-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area
CITI training certificate
Full Time/Part Time
This position is temporary part time, non-benefit eligibe. Hours per week can vary from 2-10 hours per week. Expected project timeframe is 60-70 hours total.
Open til filled
To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).
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