Research Assistant

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82761 - H - Lab/Research Technician 1 Position Number HU1242 Working Title Research Assistant Department Political Science 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 $10-$20 Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 15 Normal work days M-F Normal work hours 9:00AM-6:00PM 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? No Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Description of the Job

The research assistant will work closely with the Principal Investigator, assisting in data collection and analysis, background research, and preparation of manuscripts and reports. Major responsibilities include performing qualitative data collection and analysis,
and reviewing academic literature.

Required Qualifications

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent analytical skills
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
Experience in research and analysis required
Strong organization and writing skills

Preferred Qualifications

Proficiency with information management tools (ex. Excel)
Experience writing research reports or articles
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the social sciences

Job Open Date 02/16/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information

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