Project Associate

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DescriptionCenter for Asian Health (CAH), Lewis Katz School of Medicineis one of the first in the U.S. dedicated to reducing cancer and other healthdisparities in Asian American populations.  The Center's mission isto reduce health disparities and improve health equity among Asian Americansand under-represented ethnic populations through research, training, communityengagement, dissemination and clinical support for enhancing culturally andlinguistically appropriate comprehensive health services. 

The Research Project Associate contributes to CAH’s missionby conducting community outreach, participating in work-related communityevents and advocate CAH mission and programs, and creating and implementingoutreach methods to increase awareness of and collaboration on CAHstudies/programs. The Research Project Associate also develops, maintains andstrengthens existing partnership/connections with Korean (not limited)community-based/faith-based organizations and clinical partners.

Responsibilities include: Providing culturally relevantconsultation and training to community leaders/designated staff; act asclinical liaison between CAH team and clinical collaborators and assist withestablishing clinical collaboration procedures and communication/reportingprocess; assist with project planning and coordination for projects in Koreancommunity, with team and collaborating organization; conduct study/programparticipant recruitment; deliver education and interventions to participants,based on study/program protocol; organize and delivery patient navigationassistance based on study/program protocol; track project progress and provideprogress update/reports; Participate in research data entry; Providetranslation of study/program materials; participate in and support projectmeetings and conferences; assist with developing letters of support,collaboration MOU, and scope of work for grant applications, and collaborators.Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:BA/BS in psychology, public health or related field requiredalong with one to two years of related experience in coordinating researchactivities, ability to work with diverse populations and multi-ethnic staff,and to initiate and develop research collaboratively and independently tofurther advance CAH mission and goals.

RequiredSkills and Abilities:

*Workingknowledge of applicable computer software and applicable professionalprinciples (SPSS, Access and skills in data entry).

*Excellentcommunication skills

*Evidence ofstrong writing skills.

*Detailoriented with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

*Ability todevelop research collaboratively

*Bilingualproficiency in written and oral English and one of Asian languages(e.g.   

 Chinese,Korean, or Vietnamese). 

 This is agrant funded position

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 ComplianceStatement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the positiondescription employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial andother conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activitiesdo not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at theinstitution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliancewith applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations,including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essentialfunctions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)
Job: Staff
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 12/8/2020
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