Temp Tech---Research Assistant

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Job Title:

Temp Tech---Research Assistant

Requisition Number:


Department Name:


Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

$13.50 - $18.00/hour

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree with equivalent direct experience; will consider Associate Degree, Minimum job-related experience

Required Related Experience:

Experience with human research, especially community based research

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

sitting for long periods, standing for long periods, lifting 10-20 lbs.


Day shift

Job Summary:

Support all activities related to implementation of a community based research
The Research Assistant in this position will support all research related activities of a community based research project, which is focused primarily on Black adults.
Assisting with recruitment’s, assisting with qualitative interview data collection, assisting with the cultural adaptation of intervention, assisting with training the Community Health Workers, communicating with community partners to coordinate implementation plans, conducting intervention fidelity, serving as direct contact to community partners; assisting with preparation of the training materials for the Community Health Workers;

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds, strong organization and record keeping skills, ability to set and manage priorities under time pressure, ability to follow protocols, understanding of health promotion interventions, knowledge of the use of remote technology e.g. Zoom., keen understanding and skills in relationship building with community partners, Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook calendar, Excel, and PowerPoint

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree with equivalent direct experience; will consider Associate Degree, Minimum job-related experience

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
Work Type: Full Time