21 days old

Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional-Research Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional-Research Assistant
Requisition Number DU10438
Department Name 7H150:BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
Work Location Barbourville, KY. Remote/off-campus work possible. Travel required to Clay County and Lexington, KY.
Salary Range $17 - $25/hr
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Travel required to Clay County and Lexington, KY. Sitting for long periods of time.
Travel required to Clay County and Lexington, KY. Sitting for long periods of time.
Job Summary
Seeking a motivated person for a research assistant position on a federally-funded HIV prevention grant. With supervision from the PI, perform research tasks including screening for study eligibility, informed consent, enrollment, survey administration, and educational sessions with patients. Manage participant incentive payments and study documentation. Engage in regular communication and meetings with the PI and other study personnel.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Familiarity with psychosocial or behavioral research; Experience with quantitative research methods and survey data collection; Comfort with Microsoft programs including Word and Excel; Knowledge of video conferencing platforms such as Zoom; Ability to work independently; Excellent communication skills. Content knowledge of substance use disorder is a plus.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 03/31/2023
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Posted: 2023-03-07 Expires: 2023-04-06

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