Research Assistant/Research Associate

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Detroit, MICHIGAN

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Position Title
Research Assistant/Research Associate  
Number of Vacancies
13 - College of Social Work  
Primary Department
H1301-Deans Office Social Work  
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Essential Functions:
Support the analysis and dissemination of research findings of a longitudinal project that implements and evaluates a school-based prevention program focusing on risk and protective factors to prevent perpetration of sexual and teen dating violence among youth.
Coordinate editing and revision of curriculum materials for online dissemination.
Coordinate data sharing efforts with local community and school partners.
Complete transcription and cleaning of qualitative data
Support analysis of qualitative data.
Assist in supervision of student research assistant staff.
Ongoing communication with the principal investigators, local school partners, and others affiliated with the project.
Maintain accounting of research related costs.
Assist in the preparation of research reports.
Support daily administrative operations of the research project.
Primarily remote work from home.
Unique Duties
Bachelor's degree required for Research Assistant
Ph.D. required for Research Associate
Must have graduate level courses in social science research (social work, psychology, sociology, nursing, education or public health).
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Experience working on social science research projects.
Comfortable with a variety of computer programs and applications.
Preferred Qualifications
MSW, MPH, or related Master's degree is preferred  
Testing Requirements
Not Applicable  
Test Scheduling
Working Conditions
Job Type
Fractional Time  
Job Category
Research Assistants/Associates  

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Reposting Reason:
None (New Posting)  

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Instructions for submitting your application:
Please submit cover letter, CV and 3 references.  
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