1+ months

Student Worker-Research Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student Worker-Research Assistant
Requisition Number DU06202
Department Name 7N630:Health and Clinical Sciences
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $14.00/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

UK student

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements



To be determined by supervisor; 10 hours a week

Job Summary

The College of Health Sciences is seeking a graduate assistant to provide support for research and scholarship projects. The GA will report directly to the Faculty Practicum Coordinator in the College of Health Sciences. Duties will depend upon the needs of each project. Current projects focus on patient experience and provider communication. The position is 10 hours per week, beginning January 13, 2020 and ending May 8, 2020. Does not include the week of Spring Break.

Responsibilities include:
assist in conducting research including data collection and compilation, with the ability to handle confidential and sensitive data with integrity
assist with the development of abstracts and manuscripts suitable for submission to research conferences and journals
conduct literature searches, compose literature reviews
provide other duties as assigned

Experience or interest in conducting research related to patient experience, provider communications, health systems, population health
Self-motivation and a high level of responsibility to complete tasks in a timely manner and make significant progress without direct supervision
Enrolled in a graduate program in a health professions related field
Flexibility in adjusting to new work-related requirements as they arise
Ability to learn new software and research techniques as needed
Strong oral and written communication skills, including competency in Microsoft Office
Preference will be given to applicants with experience with statistical software programs
The applicant must have good information gathering, critical thinking, assessment, and communication skills and be able to demonstrate professionalism, initiative, and a high level of self-motivation.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-02-05

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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