To provide a full range of research related support, which will involve conducting in-depth interviews, literature reviews, performing background research, and assisting with additional research activities (e.g., data management and analysis).
Experience with or knowledge about Black and Latino communities, lower-income communities, adolescent development, poverty and development is preferred. Individuals who are able to work independently and are flexible are best suited for this opportunity.
The Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health at NYU seeks to 1) foster the development, evaluation, and dissemination of evidence-based family interventions designed to prevent and/or reduce problem behaviors among Black and Latino adolescents and young adults; 2) develop, evaluate, and disseminate family interventions for positive youth development approaches to Black and Latino adolescent and young adult development and well-being; and 3) promote the social and economic well-being of Black and Latino communities. The research assistant will play an important role in contributing to the center's efforts.
Possession of a bachelor's degree in a field of social science, public health, public administration, or related field strongly encouraged.
At least two or more years' previous work experience providing research support (i.e. in-depth interviewing, community outreach, data analysis, research dissemination) preferred.
Bilingual and bi-cultural preferred
Strong writing skills required.
Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be motivated, be organized, be detail-oriented, be willing to work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, and possess the necessary skills to complete projects efficiently and in a timely manner.
Job Types: Part-time
Monday to Friday
Research: 2 years (Preferred)
Temporarily due to COVID-19
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