Temporary Research Assistant

Rutgers University - Newark, NJ4.3

30+ days agoPart-time
Position Details
Position Information
Recruitment/Posting Title Temporary Research Assistant
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department SPH-School of Public Health-NWK
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, School of Public Health, is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the Urban-Global Health Department. Under the direction of the Project Director, the Temporary Research Assistant will provide a range of research and programmatic activities in support of the Criminal Justice & Cancer Health Prevention Lab.

Assists the Principal Investigator with the development of new and existing programs and research studies.
Analyzes quantitative and qualitative data.
Assists in project planning, and ensures that the work scope, study procedures and IRB requirements of the research project activities are followed and completed.
Assists with writing grant applications and funding proposals.
Collaborates with the Project Director in preparing manuscripts, reports, and summaries for publications.
Travels to research sites in Pennsylvania.
Position Status Part Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary $15/hour
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 35.00
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly
Position Pension Eligibility
Minimum Education and Experience
Must have a minimum of 1-year direct service working with vulnerable and hardly reached populations.
Must have experience working with criminal justice system-involved adults.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirement.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must possess excellent communication skills.
Strong data management and analytical skills required.
Must have a working knowledge of health disparities.
Must have the flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
Must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
The ideal candidate must have a working knowledge of health disparities, health promotion, and health education.
Must know how to use Nvivo, SPSS, or SAS.
Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle and be willing to travel to research sites in Pennsylvania.
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
Special Conditions
Must be able to work 16 hours a week.
Posting Details
Posting Number 18ST2633
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
Location Details
Pre-employment Screenings
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.