OPS Research Assistant (Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine) - Medicine

Job description

Job ID: 43303

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 04/19/2018


Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine – College of Medicine


This position is a part-time research assistant position. S/he will serve as research assistant for a studies focused on mental health in communities, including maternal mental health.
Provide fundamental research support to projects, specialized areas, and technical staff including duties such as entering data, performing literature searches, and compiling and organizing research data.
Responsible for set up and demonstration of research documents, materials, instruments, or equipment for use by students, faculty, and research staff.
Assist faculty members with the development of experiments and community research development.
Assist with logistical details of various new and ongoing research projects, work with project directors to identify project deadlines and receivables, develop timelines for projects with project directors.
Assist with recruitment of research project participants.


Minimum of a high school diploma and some college.
The position will require flexibility in order to meet project deadlines.


An ability to translate, adapt, and apply this knowledge to perform research in a health science field or discipline.
Preference given to college-level coursework / specialization in psychology, biology, public health, social work, or a related field.
Previous research experience or coursework is preferred.
Previous experience with computerized spreadsheet, and data base programs (SPSS, ACCESS).

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act, http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/insurance/insurance_home&ops=1.

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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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Posted: 4/7/2018
Application Due: 4/20/2018
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