Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Assistant (RA) will join a new research team headed by Jordan P. Lewis, PhD with the Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus. Research is focused on the exploration of successful aging among Alaska Native Elders in two culturally distinct regions of Alaska. We assume a holistic and relational approach to aging and promote strength-based community-based approaches to research.
The specific duties of this position will include: Helping with the prep work for the Elder Advisory Committees, scheduling interviews, drafting Elder Advisory Committee agendas, note taking, creating packets, assisting with study paperwork. Conduct literature reviews, assist with manuscript preparation, data coding, knowledge translation exchange activities, creating posters, and community presentations. Time commitment: 40 hours/week during the summer; 20 hours/week during the school year Number of positions: 1
Start Date: Immediate (open to discussion)
Please include CV **This position is located off campus at 624 E. 1st St., Suite 201, Duluth MN 55805**
Required Qualifications: • Evidence of ability to work independently • Detail-oriented • Demonstrated ability to work with a team • Strong organizational abilities • Computer proficiency and experience with basic software including MS office programs (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint); ability to learn new software programs as needed • Ability to multi-task multiple projects with multiple deadlines • Strong spoken and written communications skills • Must be able to handle and protect confidential and sensitive data
Preferred Qualifications: • Experience working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities *Ability and interest to travel to Alaska
Internal Number: 340778
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