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Research Associate

Division of Scholarship & Rsch

Research Associate

  • 531431
  • Medical Center
  • Division of Scholarship & Rsch
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 29 2022
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $59,000 - $62,000

Position Summary

The School of Nursing is searching for a Research Associate to provide support for federally funded projects focusing on HIV prevention and management.


Responsibilities will include:

- Providing daily support for research project including recruiting subjects, enrolling study participants and scheduling other research-related meetings.

- Assisting in the staffing of research study visits, including overseeing logistics, communicating with participants and preparing materials for both staff and participant use.

- Conducting observations and collecting survey data on enrolled study participants.

- Experience working with confidential data and maintaining confidentiality, privacy and integrity in professional interactions.

- Handling data entry and database management.

- Assisting with research and manuscript preparation for publication and dissemination of results, including conducting literature searchers, article summaries and basic coding and analysis.

- Contributing to the development of study-related documents and/or materials.

- Performing other related duties as assigned.

This is a grant-funded position and employment is contingent upon continued funding.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and at least two (2) years of related experience or equivalent in education, training, and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication, organizational and database management skills.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative data analytic skills.
  • Computer fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, EndNote and statistical software (SPSS/SAS/Stata/R).
  • Ability to organize and perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with vulnerable populations and certified training in HIPPA Compliance and Human Subjects protection.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Interest in the development of health information technology, public health, LGBT health, HIV prevention or management and/or health informatics.
  • Experience working on research involving the LGBT community, people living with HIV, or other vulnerable and diverse populations.
  • Experience conducting observational or survey data collection.
  • Available nights and weekends as needed.


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