Research Assistant III

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Information

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Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Research Assistant III

Department this Position Reports to

The Dartmouth Institute

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SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

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Employment Category

Regular Full Time w/end date

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Scheduled Hours per Week



Location of Position

Lebanon, NH 03756
1 Medical Center Drive

Remote Work Eligibility?

Remote eligible

Is this a term position?


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Position Purpose

To support The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice in the development of national, state, and regional maternal and newborn health research and policy. The focus will be on a range of activities, including evaluation of maternal and newborn health disparities and healthcare service delivery and utilization; strategies to engage, enable and empower patients; and innovative models of intervention, improvement, and implementation. This position Works under the guidance of TDI faculty.


For over 30 years, The Dartmouth Institute has been a pioneer in health services research. Our research has increased our understanding of geographic variations in healthcare delivery, the adaption and integration of payment reform models, and the factors influencing physician decision making and patient-clinician communication. The insights we gain help policy makers, systems leaders, and healthcare providers improve practices.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors plus 3-5 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Familiarity with basic research methods and data analysis (quantitative or qualitative)
  • Ability to work directly with TDI faculty and project partners (e.g., providers, community organizations, payers, research institutions, etc.)
  • Proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Commitment to diversity and serving the needs of a diverse population
  • Superior verbal communication and writing skills, and comfort with self-direction
Preferred Qualifications

Master’s plus 1-2 years’ experience in maternal health research or project management

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Scott Shimoda

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is a 12-to-24-month term position.

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment within the first 30 days may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion ending employment.

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


Collaborates with the Principal Investigator (PI) to support the design and implementation of maternal and newborn health research project(s)

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Provides data management support, such as cleaning and validation of primary data, and collaborates with TDI analysts to facilitate data management and analysis (quantitative and qualitative)

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Writes summaries, literature reviews, and drafts of reports and manuscripts to communicate results and implications of the data analysis

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Assists in writing grant proposals and associated funding reports and in the development of research instruments, such as survey questionnaires and interview guides

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Prepares presentations and other briefings on research findings and their significance for team and partners

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Maintains and tracks project timelines to ensure timely completion of project deliverables

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Facilitates assigned meetings including agenda setting and taking minutes

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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  1. Curriculum Vitae
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