Research Assistant, Add Health (S014411)

Position Information
Status position filled
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Job Title Research Assistant
Department Name Carolina Population Center - 631100
Vacancy ID S014411
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
Hiring Range Dependent on Experience
Full-time/Part-time Part Time
If part-time, how many hours per week? 32
Work Schedule
Proposed Start Date 05/20/2019
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months or less
Posting Open Date 04/12/2019
Posting Close Date 04/17/2019
Description of Work

The temporary Research Assistant will provide support to the study by taking meeting notes, coordinating and scheduling group meetings, assisting with writing various scripts and protocols as well as participant communications, creating flow charts, tables and charts, helping with Institutional Review Board (IRB) modifications and attachments, proof-reading various study-related documents and general filing, scanning and documentation tasks.

Education and Experience

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

The tasks involved for this position require proficiency with basic Microsoft Office programs including MS Word and Power Point. In addition, this position requires skills with graphic design, experience working with an institutional IRB and experience working with budgets and spreadsheets. This position requires an extremely high level of attention to detail and accuracy as the temporary research assistant will be proof-reading documents for the investigative team. In addition, this position needs to be able to work in a fast-paced environment, with various team members; time-management, with frequent changes to prioritization of tasks, is also essential.

Due to the tasks involved, this position requires experience working within a research environment and prior work or educational experience in communications or a related field.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements
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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Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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