Research Project Assistant

Burlington, VT
Mar 02, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Research Project Assistant Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Posting Summary
To provide general assistance for a clinical trial designed to determine dietary strategies to prevent development of Type 2 diabetes. This position will work closely with the Principal Investigator and Clinical Research Center (CRC) staff to provide overall project support. Duties include a variety of organizational, administrative, and research tasks.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Bachelor's degree in life sciences, health care, or related field and one to three years' related experience required. Effective interpersonal and written communication skills required. Ability to work effectively within a team and operate independently to plan, organize, prioritize, schedule, coordinate and make decisions relating to assigned tasks required. Proficiency with standard computer applications and familiarity with data management tools required.
Desirable Qualifications
Previous experience in a clinical research setting or biomedical sciences highly desirable.
Other Information
4-month probationary period required for this position. Position is budgeted for 36-months and is contingent of continued funding. Some local travel may be required.
Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees Category Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory Job Type Full-time FLSA Non-Exempt Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 28500.00 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 54150.00 Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end of pay band Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.
Job Open Date 03/02/2018 Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.) Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Research Project Assistant Posting Number S1479PO Department Animal Science/51020 Position Number 00024669 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term 12

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    The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


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