Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Department Name:

ESE - Water Institute - 463002

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Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:



Full-Time Temporary

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


Work Schedule:

To be determined by selected candidate and supervisor

Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months not to exceed 11 months

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Description of Work:

The selected candidate for the Soc/Clin Research Assistant will be responsible for the following:

-Provide support of on-going projects and programs, often as part of a broader research team.
-Provide guidance on program/project design and data collection methods and protocols.
-Collect, edit, analyze, and curate data sets.
-Provide oversight and mentoring to other Water Institute staff engaged in data collection/analysis.
-Assist in the presentation of data methods and results.
-Support the development of new research project proposals.
-Assist in the development of manuscripts from the data.
-When necessary, train filed staff on data collection methods and tools.
-Maintain polite and professional communications via phone, e-mail, and mail to key partners within UNC and the outside community.

Education and Experience:

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

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Working knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis tools.
-Demonstrated experience in cleaning and analyzing field-collected data sets.
-Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
-Strong computer programming skills.
-Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others.

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: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 2/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time