Research Assistant

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Research Assistant

Department Name:

Injury Prevention Research Ctr - 633500

Vacancy ID:


Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:

$18 - $20 hourly


Full-Time Temporary

If part-time, how many hours per week?:


Work Schedule:

Hours are approximately 30-40 hours per week; selected candidate must be willing to work varied hours, including some evenings

Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months not to exceed 11 months

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Description of Work:

Job responsibilities will include:

• Work with the Injury Prevention Center and Gfeller Center Research teams to coordinate research involving concussion prevention and management in middle school sports
• Assist with development and maintenance of research study measures such as surveys, data collection templates, interview guides, and clinical tool templates
• Coordinate logistics between UNC and study participants
• Aid the research team in recruiting participants to be involved in the studies
• Assist with all data collection, data management, and record keeping for studies as requested, specifically a study of concussion prevention and management in middle schools
• Assist data entry, data cleaning, storage, and organization of data
•Assist with daily study activities which include basic office or administrative tasks and other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements:

The selected candidate will need to have reliable transportation.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/12/2020
Application Due: 11/22/2020
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