Epidemiological Assistant III (part-time/contract) - (200000BW)
The Division of Growth & Nutrition at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for a part-time/contractual Epidemiological Assistant III to work on a new project that utilizes an equity framework to assess Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program families' online food purchasing behaviors to inform policies targeting expansion of SNAP benefits. This position includes assistance with project implementation and qualitative methods data collection and analysis.
Assists in project planning such as developing data collection instruments and materials, techniques, and time lines; monitors project time lines and schedules using project management software applications.
Performs liaison work between project and participants and/or outside groups to obtain or submit pertinent study data or administrative information.
Assists in conducting literature reviews by searching library or on-line services as directed.
Develops and prepares statistical reports, construct tables, and graphs for presentation or publication using basic statistical techniques and software applications.
Performs study-related administrative support such as managing office and assisting in tracking project budget. Screens and assists in hiring lower level project staff; assists in supervising office or project staff.
Monitors quality of data collected by field personnel; makes recommendations for improvement in data collection procedures.
Pretests and assists in refining data collection and input instruments, and documents survey instrument instructions; tailors existing protocols to specifications for individual studies; revises and prepares protocol manuals.
Prepares progress reports and presents information at meetings.
Performs all of the duties of the Epidemiological Assistant II.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
Education : High School Diploma or GED.
Experience : Five years of related experience.
Other: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: CI Exempt or Non-Exempt Staff - N09EP3
Employee Class Non-Exempt Contingent II
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Pediatrics
Job Posting: Mar 18, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 148621
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