Temporary Research Observation Technician

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The purpose of the project on which the candidate will work is to assess the effectiveness of food safety messages and safe handling instructions on food handling behavior during meal preparation in domestic kitchens. This will involve meeting with participants and checking them in to observations, assessing food handling behavior based on previously identified trigger points, and conducting post observation interviews. Some observations will be conducted on weekends and evenings.

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Raleigh, NC


Ag and Human Sciences

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Temporary Research Observation Technician

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10-40/hrs per week (between 8am-5pm), some observations will be conducted on weekends and evenings

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Minimum Experience/Education:

-High School Diploma or Equivalent

Department Required Skills:

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Experience conducting semi-structured interviews

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

-Experience in food safety

Required License or Certification:

-Valid Driver’s License

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Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time