Research Coordinator - Center for Asian Health

Employer
Temple University
Location
Philadelphia, PA

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Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Description
Center for Asian Health (CAH) is part of Temple University's Lewis Katz School of Medicine. Established in 2000, the Center is one of the first in the nation dedicated to reducing cancer and health disparities among underserved diverse Asian Pacific Americans (funded by NIH/NCI). The Center's mission is to reduce health disparities and improve health equity among underserved Asian Pacific Americans and other health disparity populations through research, education/ training/mentorship, community outreach and engagement, patient navigation and dissemination for enhancing culturally and linguistically appropriate health care.

The part-time Research Coordinator (approx. 25 hours per week), at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine's Center for Asian Health (CAH), will provide support to a funded research project related to cancer health disparities.

Reponsibilities include: work CAH staff on the coordination of project management activities, project strategy development, data analysis, and project report preparation, as well as involve in manuscript development.

Required Education and Experience:
Master's degree in Psychology, Public Health or related field, and at least two years’ related research coordination experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Required Skills and Abilities:
*GIS software experience
*Strong analytic ability, verbal and written communication and organizational skills are required
*Strong understanding and research experience of health disparities specifically related to underrepresented racial and ethnic minority populations
*Proficiency in a statistical programming language, including but not limited to R, SAS, or Stata.
*Ability to work independently
*Demonstrated computer skills, and proficiency with MS Office Suite including spreadsheet and database software programs.

This is a grant funded position

This position is temporarily assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Kresge Science Hall
Job: Staff
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular

Organization

One of the nation’s top urban public research universities, Temple University is a dynamic workplace in the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant cities. Founded in 1884 as a night school for the working-class men and women of North Philadelphia, for 130 years Temple has retained its core mission of being a beacon of educational opportunity to students of every background, while adding a national and global reputation as a leader in education, research and real-world oriented instruction.

With nearly 39,000 students and 290,000 living alumni, Temple has a major impact on its region and on Philadelphia, the nation’s 5th largest city. One in seven college graduates in the Philadelphia area holds a Temple degree, and the university is the 4th largest provider of professional education in the nation (law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and podiatry). Temple offers 17 schools and colleges, 399 academic degree programs, 17 Division 1 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams, as well as nine campuses including international campuses in Italy and Rome.  

Like the students the university serves, Temple’s approximately 8,000 employees are hardworking, diverse and energized by the vibrant and supportive work environments across the university, all aligned towards advancing the teaching, research and service missions of Temple University.

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