Research Project Associate
DescriptionThe Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is committed to diversity, access to opportunity, continuous learning, collaboration and demonstrating a commitment to community relationships. The Research Project Associate will be responsible for all facets of research and other activities related to our mission. The Research Project Associate will work directly with faculty and researchers and will have the opportunity to develop research skills with the potential for publication. The Research Project Associate should have an interest in research, gathering and analyses of data, and working in teams.The Research Project Associate is responsible for all facets of research and other activities related to our mission. The Research Project Associate works directly with faculty and researchers and will have the opportunity to develop research skills with the potential for publication.
Responsibilities include:Working directly with faculty and researchers to augment and conduct surveys in the hospital or in North Philadelphia communities, gather, prepare, and analyze data. Working with faculty in other areas of research to be determined, time permitting. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and at least six months of health-related experience required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills and Abilities:· Prior qualitative research experience (conducting surveys, interviews, focus groups; qualitative data analysis)· Experience with comprehensive literature reviews and bibliographic research· Skills in academic writing and editing· Ability to find the balance between performing assigned tasks and taking initiative· Must be able to operate all standard office equipment and software including MS office.· Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.· Must be able to independently handle assignments or small projects.· Must be well organized, have acute attention to detail and be able to meet agreed upon deadlines’ Preferred:Prior experience with Academic ResearchCommunity experience in North Philadelphia Area
This is a grant funded position
Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: https://safety.temple.edu/reports-logs/annual-security-report You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.
Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Medical Education and Research Building
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular