Research Specialist I
Arnold School of Public Health
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Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Type of Staff Position
Research Grant (RGP)
Job Search Category
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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 with young children and data collection observation skills.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Requires Bachelor's degree and/or 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 7 Desired Start Date 07/24/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 12/31/2018 Job Open Date 07/17/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/16759 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, veteran status or genetics.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
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Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a related field, or high school diploma and 4 years related research experience?
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