Research Assistant

Updated: 26 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 30 May 2022

Classification Title:
Research Assistant  
Working Title:
Research Assistant  
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Job Summary:
This position is a Research Assistant for the NC CEAL research initiative, one of 21 Community Engagement Research Alliance (CEAL) against COVID-19 in disproportionately affected communities research teams across the country. NC CEAL is committed to increasing trustworthiness in its engaged action with North Carolina's African American/Black, American Indian/Native American, and Hispanic/Latinx communities through three overarching goals: 1) Disseminate trustworthy and science-based COVID-19 information and resources; 2) Train Community Leaders on Evolving Issues Related to COVID-19 and its Sequelae and Educate others; and 3) Rapidly Assess, Innovate, and Evaluate Efforts to Prevent and Reduce COVID-19 Burden. The research initiative is based out of the Center for Health Equity Research in the Department of Social Medicine at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. The research team includes experts from the fields of public health, communications, and medicine with expertise in community-engaged research.The Research Assistant will be responsible for providing research support for the day-to-day activities of the NC CEAL project under the Principal Investigator and Project Manager. The purpose of this position is to assist the research team in the development and preparation of research and training materials, reporting, administrative duties, and IRB preparation and submission.Activities to support this work will include but not be limited to assisting with research administration, task and milestone reporting, data compilation and visualization; assisting with preparation of applications and modifications to the Institutional Review Board; contributing to preparing and submitting progress and data reports; communicating with the research team and community research partners; and supporting data collection, management, and report development; and survey development and administration. In this position, the successful candidate will not only be required to work with diverse research teams, but also be able to work independently on tasks assigned to them.The hired candidate will support the coordination, collection, and analyzing of data and provide feedback and input on protocol development and reports. As assigned, the candidate will work independently to summarize data to organize and prepare reports and presentations; and provide recommendations on and contribute to manuscripts.  
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.  
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