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Research Assistant Position

research assistant position

April 13, 2018 1:32 PM

A paid Research Assistant position is opening in the Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Health Administration and Policy in June or July 2018.  The RA will assist with a variety of tasks related to study management, data collection, and analysis, in the areas of maternal and child health, health services research, and implementation science.


Position Details

·      The position will be for an initial period of 2 months, with the option to extend contingent on performance and availability of funding

·      The position will be paid at standard rates for current students and $12/hour for graduates

·      Examples of tasks include transcribing interviews, record keeping, managing quantitative datasets, conducting quantitative analysis, and running errands related to the research project

·      The RA must work from campus during normal business hours

·      There is potential for the RA to be included as a co-author on journal publications



·      Recent graduate preferred, but current students in their final year will be considered

·      Ability to commit 25 to 30 hours per week, during normal business hours, from June/July through October

·      Coursework in statistics and experience with data analysis preferred

·      GPA of 3.8 or higher preferred

·      Strong writing skills required

·      Experience conducting literature reviews preferred

·      Detail oriented, ability to complete work free of errors, and ability to ask questions necessary to fully understand the tasks, are necessary

·      Ability and willingness to independently learn to use qualitative and quantitative analysis software required

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