NON-UVA Student Intern

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Mar 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: NON-UVA Student Intern

Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: PBHS Public Health Sciences Admin

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-02-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Public Health Sciences at the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia is currently seeking a motivated student to act as a laboratory technician on data entry, management and collection tasks, and serve as a resource on routine office tasks.

This position is based in UVA's satellite office in Christiansburg, VA, and will require in-state travel. Occasional overnight travel will be required. The position will be available from May 1, 2017, to April 30th, 2018. Applicants must be able to work at least 20-29 hours per week during busy lab and data collection periods. This is a restricted position contingent on grant funding.

Applicants needs to have experience with SPSS software for data management, transcription of qualitative audio files, as well as human subjects research in lifestyle behavioral trials. A Bachelor's degree in nutrition, public health, health sciences, or related field is preferred. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to follow instructions is a must. The ability to understand data and laboratory processes and procedures, and the ability to perform minor data analysis, is required. Knowledge of general laboratory procedures, including anthropometric measures, and interview-administered survey procedures, is also required. Proficiency with computer software, including Word, Power Point and Excel is expected. Excellent communication skills, including with diverse audiences for recruitment efforts is required, as is knowledge of evidence-based guidelines for nutrition and physical activity, to inform curriculum develop and revisions.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
2. Ability to follow instructions.
3. Ability to understand data and laboratory processes and procedures and perform minor data analysis.
4. Knowledge of general laboratory procedures, including anthropometric measures, interview-administered survey procedures, and audio file transcription.
5. Proficiency with computer software, including Word, Power Point and Excel is expected.
6. Excellent communication skills, including with diverse audiences for recruitment efforts.
7. Knowledge of evidence-based guidelines for nutrition and physical activity, to inform curriculum develop and revisions.

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