Research Coordinator

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Job Title:

Research Coordinator

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Department Name:

7H075: Center for Health Equity Transformation

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time


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

Job Summary:

The Center for Health Equity Transformation is seeking a Research Coordinator for tobacco control research. The successful candidate will primarily assist with coordinating and overseeing daily operations of the study, drafting study materials, monitoring the study tracking system, and assisting with preparing reports on study progress. Additional essential duties include, but are not limited to: recruiting, tracking and monitoring study participants and field data collectors, conducting field data collection as needed in local retail stores, tracking reimbursements and participant incentive payments. The research associate II will also assisted with manuscript and presentation processes as well as work with advisory committee members on local dissemination products.

The ideal candidate must have effective time management, planning, and organizational skills. Must show attention to detail and ability to follow protocols and possess decision making and analytical skills. This individual must be a team player and possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with a strong respect for diversity and confidentiality. Comfort with technology based remote data collection methods (e.g., Qualtrics, mobile data collection) is desired but training can be provided.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Use of MS Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, Qualtrics and. Endnote software. Training will be provided on other systems

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Masters Level preferred – Drivers License Preferred

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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Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time