Temporary Research Assistant

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Job Title Temporary Research Assistant
Department Name Allied Health Sciences - 405501
Vacancy ID S015074
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
If part-time, how many hours per week?
Work Schedule
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months
Posting Open Date 07/10/2019
Posting Close Date 07/17/2019
Description of Work

These positions require the ability to apply a basic knowledge of social/behavioral research principles and methods of data entry, collection, and analysis, such as that provided by undergraduate programs in fields such as psychology, education, sociology, or communication sciences and disorders, and a basic knowledge of statistics and information technology to collect and report data. Candidates must be organized, accurate, and efficient in observing, collecting, processing, and recording data within well-defined research protocols, and in reviewing data and information for completeness and accuracy. Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as well as good professional judgment in interpersonal interactions, ability to solve unexpected problems appropriately, and ability to work effectively with a team. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills are required to collect and report project data. Ideal candidate has experience working with children with disabilities in school settings, and training teachers to implement behavior management strategies or other supporting classroom interventions. Candidates should have experience conducting assessments with children with disabilities in order to develop educational goals.

Education and Experience

Four-year degree or equivalent combination of training and experience necessary to perform the work.

Prefer candidates with a degree in Special Education. Previous experience in interacting with preschool and school-aged children with disabilities is required. Previous experience working directly with teachers and teaching teams, especially related to teacher training and support, is required. Previous experience with social science/behavioral research is preferred.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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