This is a temporary position that will last one year or less.
Duties will include recruiting subjects and conducting telephone screenings for eligibility, running subjects through study protocols, processing samples, data entry/management, and study organization. The research assistant will also collaborate with coworkers to schedule, train, and instruct the work of other employees, such as student workers.
The ideal applicant will be interested in gaining valuable research experience that will contribute to the candidate’s educational and/or career goals (e.g., preparation for graduate school); and they will be open to the possibility of expanding responsibilities to facilitate every step of the research process.
***The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
INITIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruitment and screening - 25% Protocol Implementation and Data Collection - 50% Data maintenance and entry - 25%
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: -Bachelor's degree in a health related field or a combination of related education and research related experience to equal four years. -Experience in human subjects research and data entry; excellent communication, organization, and time-management skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: -Experience with subject recruitment, conducting study sessions involving research subjects, and data collection and entry. -Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively; knowledge of Excel. -Detail oriented.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.