Research Assistant

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 11, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82751 - H - Labs/Research Assistant 1 Position Number HU1182 Working Title Research Assistant Department School of Nursing 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 $14/hour Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 16 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 Yes Description of the Job

The School of Nursing is seeking a Research Assistant on the “A Formative Evaluation of a Mobile Market to Increase Access and Consumption of Vegetables among Low-Income Older Adults during the COVID -19 Pandemic” to assist the Principle Investigator with participant recruitment, enrollment, tracking, and verification of data in the database. The RA will assist with coordination of efforts between Shalom Farms and will assist the PI with preparation of knowledge dissemination products (e.g., manuscripts, presentations), and other similar duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

-Competence in Microsoft Office Suite
-Ability to work with an interprofessional team
-Ability to work in a diverse work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience with community-based organization focusing on food insecurity in Richmond
-Experience with research studies
-Evidence of effective communication with research participants
-Completion of research ethics training ( CITI )

Job Open Date 11/11/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please explain your proficiency within the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, & Power Point).

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your prior experience working on research studies. Briefly describe the goals/purpose of the study you were involved with and the specific tasks you were responsible for completing.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please briefly describe your experience recruiting, enrolling and retaining research participants.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have CITI training?
    • No
    • Yes
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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