Research Assistant

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:

No

Position Title:

Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Advanced

Working Title:

Research Assistant

Position Number:

20038276 & 20004208

Vacancy ID:

P012715

Budgeted Hiring Range:

$48,000 - $58,700

Pay Band Information:

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade Equivalent:

GN10

Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Time-Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

3 Years

Hours per week:

40

Work Schedule:

9-5 Monday – Friday with some hours before 9am or after 5pm M-F for meetings

Department Name and Number:

Social Medicine-424901

Date First Posted:

05/04/2021

Closing Date:

06/10/2021

Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The UNC Center for Health Equity Research is a vibrant intellectual home for health equity research and innovation at UNC-Chapel Hill, with global recognition as a leader in the field of health equity research. The work of the Center brings together collaborative, multidisciplinary teams of stakeholders to improve health in North Carolina communities with a shared commitment to innovation, collaboration, and health equity. Center members improve health and contribute to the science of health equity research in collaboration with underserved communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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.

Position Description:

THIS IS A REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL BEING CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT REAPPLY.

THIS IS A TIME-LIMITED POSITION WITH AN ESTIMATED DURATION OF 3 YEARS.

This recruitment is for two (2) Research Assistants: 20038276 and 20004208.

This position will be housed within the UNC Center for Health Equity Research and will work directly CHER Research team staff, directors, and external stakeholders. They will be responsible for providing research and/or evaluation support for the day-to-day activities of funded programs and projects under the purview of the Center. In this position, the successful candidate will not only be required to work with diverse research teams on evaluation, research studies, and grant applications, but also be able to work independently on tasks assigned to them. These tasks will include, but are not limited to: research administration, team communication, task and milestone reporting, data management, analysis and report development, survey development and administration, data compilation and visualization, requests for data/reports, and literature searches and synthesis.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

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

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously. Because this position involves working on multiple projects, excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to consistently follow through and follow up with assignments of others are critical. Strong research and analytical skills. Strong communication skills. MS Office suite experience required. Qualitative or quantitative data analysis software experience required (e.g. NVivo, Atlas.ti, SPSS, SAS, STATA, R, REDCap, etc.). Meticulous and detail-oriented, able to understand the structure and constraints of different kinds of data and conduct data collection plans, database/data management plans, and analyses accordingly. Ability to clearly, concisely, professionally, and effectively communicate in writing and verbally with staff, faculty, and individuals in other organizations, including report writing. Ability to work independently, identify needs and develop and implement improvements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters of Public Health or equivalent degree preferred. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Prefer candidates with experience working across multiple projects and full lifespan of projects (grant writing through dissemination of findings).
Prefer candidates with experience in implementation science, cross-disciplinary teams, clinical trials, community- or stakeholder-engaged research, or health equity research or evaluation.
Prefer candidates with experience working in a virtual environment.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Evening work occasionally

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

 

 

 

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Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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