Research Assistant

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Research Assistant

Department Name:

Carolina Population Center - 631100

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Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:

$20-$30/hr dependent on experience


Part-Time Temporary

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Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months or less

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Description of Work:

Carolina Demography is an applied demographic research team in the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. We are beginning a major survey research project. The Research Assistant will work with the project lead on many aspects of the project.

Tasks may include:
- Conducting a literature review
- Developing a specific stratification and sampling plan
- Developing Qualtrics surveys
- Monitoring survey response rates
- Cleaning data and working with a statistician to analyze results
- Writing a report of the survey results
- If necessary, acting as an interface with the organization administering the survey

Education and Experience:

Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduation from a four-year college; or an equivalent combination of training and/or related experience.

Preferred Experience:
Proficiency with using Stata for sampling procedures
Proficiency with Qualtrics

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: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time