Temporary Research Assistant

Rutgers University - Newark, NJ4.2

Position Details
Position Information
Recruitment/Posting Title Temporary Research Assistant
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department SPH-Office of Academic Affairs
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 universitywide, 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.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise

Posting Summary
The Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) at the School of Public Health is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant to provide administrative and technical support on multiple research studies involving research subjects, students, interns, volunteers, and faculty. This position supports the School of Public Health plan for urban public health research with sexual minorities and marginalized, underserved populations in Newark, NJ.

Assists the Director with the development of new and existing programs and research studies.
Works with senior investigators to prepare manuscripts, grant proposals, and research reports.
Supports the writing and coordination of time-sensitive applications relevant to the Center.
Analyzes quantitative and qualitative data.
Provides administrative support and office management.
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
Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated skills in academic research, research coordination and time management.
Must possess strong communication and written skills.
Must demonstrate ability to work with diverse individuals and a wide variety of professionals.
Must be able to coordinate and manage multiple research projects, activities and staff members.
Strong data management and analytical skills required.
Must show commitment to inclusion, health equity and social justice.
Must have knowledge of Microsoft office suite applications.
Must have knowledge of SPSS and SAS.
Preferred Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in research concerning the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) community and other marginalized populations.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
Special Conditions
This position is 100% grant-funded and located in Newark, NJ.
Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle and be willing to travel to research sites in New York and New Jersey.
Posting Details
Posting Number 19ST1458
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.