Research Assistant


Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82751 - H - Labs/Research Assistant 1 Position Number H59073 Working Title Research Assistant Department Health Behavior And Policy Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $29.00 - $33.00 / hour Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

- Overseeing preparation of reports related to evaluation of Virginia Medicaid programs.
- Overseeing tasks related to qualification data collection and analysis on Support Act grant
- Conducting analysis of Medicaid claims data and survey data on Virginia Medicaid members
- Drafting policy briefs, potential figures and data visualizations
- Assistance with manuscript and grants; writing and preparation
- Assisting in development of IRB protocols to give background information regarding the significance of the review, research questions, and research process
- Development and delivery of local and National presentations
- Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

- Candidate for doctoral degree (completed all requirements except dissertation)
- Master’s Degree in Public Health or equivalent area
- Knowledge and experience in preparing manuscripts and academic writing
- Experience using statistical software packages, such as SAS and STATA
- Experience in analyzing Medicaid claims data
- Experience in conducting qualitative data collection and analysis
- Experience in overseeing surveys of Medicaid members
- Experience in developing applications for IRB review
- Excellent communication skills, team-based project experience, and ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment required
- Experience in working with the Virginia Department Medical Assistance Services

Preferred Qualifications

- Quantitative and qualitative research skills, academic and report writing, knowledge of Virginia Medicaid programs

Job Open Date 09/01/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/100441 Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume


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