Research Assistant

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Hyde Park Campus

2012216 Medicine-General

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Job Information

Job Summary:

Dr. Arshiya Baig is leading a 5-year study training staff from 20 community health centers across the Midwest to implement and sustain diabetes group visits, shared medical appointments that incorporate group-based diabetes education and support, goal setting, and individual visits with a primary care provider.


  • The Research Assistant will perform administrative duties and collect data in support of research projects under direct supervision.
  • Collects and enters data.
  • Assists in analyzing data.
  • Assists with the preparation of reports and manuscripts.
  • Maintains and orders supplies.
  • Responsibilities may include the following non-laboratory duties: recruiting and scheduling research subjects; transcribing and coding data; assisting with developing data collection tools; managing data files; coordinating in person and webinar meetings and training sessions; and providing general administrative support.

  • Basic knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
  • Problem-solving skills required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Ability to learn new research techniques or methods required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
  • Verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Analytical skills preferred.
  • Knowledge of REDCap preferred.
  • Experience working in health care, social service, or low-income community setting preferred

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • One year of relevant research experience preferred.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

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Health Screen Required?

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Job No:
Posted: 5/15/2018
Application Due: 5/30/2018
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