Research Assistant

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Research Assistant

Department Name:

Exercise and Sport Science - 318600

Vacancy ID:


Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:

$18.00/per hour


Part-Time Temporary

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

20 hours or less

Work Schedule:

Hours will vary each week based on research subjects; selected candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule with weekend work required.

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 be to assist Research Coordinators with the NFL LONG Research Study and Brain and Body Clinical Program for former NFL Players. This position will be responsible for:
1)entering, cleaning, and managing REDcap data.
2)conducting 20-30 min phone screenings to potential participants
3)helping with in-person visits, meeting participants & patients and accompanying them to appointments
4)helping to process & ship biospecimens
5)scoring neuropsychological data

Education and Experience:

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

Preferred Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science; or related field.
Preferred candidate would have experience working with human subjects in a research setting.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time