Family & Community Medicine
This position supports projects addressing cancer prevention,
health behavior change, and rural health research led by faculty
members in Family & Community Medicine.
Position requires working with a multidisciplinary team and having
excellent problem-solving, communication and relationship-building
skills to collaborate with a variety of project stakeholders.
Specific work tasks include coordinating meetings related to
strategic communications and developing wide ranging communications
to promote project goals. Additional duties will involve assisting
in data collection/data management, project evaluation, and writing
reports of project findings. Experience with social media tools,
digital and written communications, website development, and
capable use of Microsoft Office and Adobe.
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and
relevant experience and at least 1 year of experience from which
comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Bachelor’s Degree, Journalism or Health Sciences preferred
Anticipated Hiring Range
Salary Range:$16.23 - $28.25 Hourly
GGS Grade: GGS-007
University Title: RESEARCH SPECIALIST I
Internal applicants can determine their university title by
accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
In addition to the Online Application, please provide a Cover
Letter and Resume.
Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining
small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with
big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally
renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers,
Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and
hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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overwhelming evidence of COVID-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness,
the School of Medicine, along with MU Health Care, the Sinclair
School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions, recently
announced the decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations by Oct. 1,
2021, for all employees, unless granted a medical or religious
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