Research Assistant

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Research Assistant

Department Name:

Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801

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Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:



Full-Time Temporary

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, flexible

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Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months not to exceed 11 months

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Description of Work:

This position works with a dynamic team conducting research in the areas of cancer prevention and control. This Research Assistant (RA) position will primarily work with the Scaling Colorectal Cancer Screening through Outreach, Referral, and Engagement (SCORE) project. The RA will be primarily responsible for helping to compile study mailings, data entry, and medical record review, with opportunities for more direct patient/participant communication and clinical interaction for the right candidate. This position requires a person who is highly attentive to detail, accuracy, and confidentiality in collection and maintaining research data. The RA may also provide support for meetings (scheduling, note-taking) and assist with scientific manuscripts (formatting, reference management).

Education and Experience:

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

Masters Preferred

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: 4/19/2021
Application Due: 4/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time