The Public Health Research Center (PHRC) at NYU Abu Dhabi is seeking a Research Assistant for the UAE Healthy Future Study: a large cohort study in the GCC region aimed at recruiting 20,000 Emirati National adults to study health outcomes related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. After providing informed consent, participants complete a questionnaire, have physical measurements taken and donate biological samples. As the first prospective cohort study in the UAE, the UAE Healthy Future Study will provide unique and substantive evidence for both lifestyle and genetic determinants of common diseases in the UAE population.
Position duties require assisting with the recruitment and follow-up of the study participants, and ensuring that all study documentation is recorded, handled and stored to allow accurate reporting, interpretation and verification. The Research Assistant will also assist in the analysis of data from the study.
Good written and spoken Arabic and English
Preferred Experience / Skills:
An interest in health
Good communication skills
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Organizational and analytical skills
Attentiveness to detail
Ability to maintain confidentiality
The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a statement of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree(s), and 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU's global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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