Research Specialist I
Arnold School of Public Health
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Due to working around childcare schedules, data collector work schedules will vary based on data collection scheduled Monday through Friday of each week.Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other
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Advertised Job Summary
This position serves a Research Specialist for physical activity research studies in the Department of Exercise Science. The Research Specialist will collect data on human subjects in public school, private schools and preschool settings.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Bachelor's degree in a related field, or high school diploma and 4 years related research experience.Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience working with young children; motor development assessment; Spanish speakingKnowledge/Skills/Abilities
Knowledge of the methods, procedures, equipment and materials for exercise science research. Ability to independently perform tests and procedures pertinent to research data collection. Ability to understand and follow complex instructions. Computer skills, particularly word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 02/20/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 11/30/2018 Job Open Date 02/21/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/25637 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
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Do you have at least Bachelor's degree in a related field, or high school diploma and 4 years related research experience?
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