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Morehouse School Of Medicine Research Assistant (Part-Time) in Atlanta, Georgia

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About MSM

Morehouse School of Medicine ( MSM ) is a place of distinction, serving as the nation’s leading academic medical center for vulnerable populations. It’s also a place for passionate individuals looking to join a dedicated community working today to help prepare tomorrow’s leaders.

We exist to:

• Improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities;

• Increase the diversity of the health professional and scientific workforce;

• Address primary health care through programs in education, research and service;

With emphasis on people of color and the under-served urban and rural populations in Georgia, the nation and the world.

At Morehouse School of Medicine, we’re leading the creation and advancement of health equity. You will find a fulfilling career at MSM !

Posting Number NONAC3226

Job Title Research Assistant (Part-Time)

Position Title Research Assistant

Position Type Non-Faculty

Number of vacancies 1

Salary

Department Sponsored Rsch Admin

Position Summary

FIGHT for Life is a research study that aims to utilize a community-engaged research approaches to reduce type 2 diabetes risk among African American families. The study is seeking a passionate Student Research Assistant. S/he will play a critical role in assisting the study team in managing participant communication and data collection, and analysis for the study. We are seeking a self-starter who is organized, timely, driven, and able to work independently. S/he will work closely with the Program Manager to ensure that study goals are executed promptly by assisting with data management, data collection, IRB compliance, and evaluation and dissemination of study findings.

The Research Assistant will be responsible for assisting with data collection and data analysis (e.g., qualitative and quantitative), screening, consenting, completion of pre-post assessments with study participants, researching background information for study-related work (e.g., presentations, manuscripts, etc.), and other administrative tasks. They will also be attending community-engagement events.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma

  • Currently enrolled in a local college or university

    Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3 years experience conducting community-engaged research.

    Closing Date

    Open Until Filled Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Quick Link https://careers.msm.edu/postings/19796

    EEO Statement Summary

Morehouse School of Medicine is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Morehouse School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

The Research Assistant will be responsible for assisting with data collection and data analysis (e.g., qualitative and quantitative), screening, consenting, completion of pre-post assessments with study participants, researching background information for study-related work (e.g., presentations, manuscripts, etc.), and other administrative tasks. They will also be attending community-engagement events.

Pre-Employment/Employment Requirements

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Immunization

Immunization Requirements

It is MSM’s Immunization policy that all Prospective Employees are required to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID -19 prior to commencement of employment. If employment will commence during Flu Season, MSM requires all individuals to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless granted an exemption. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain an exemption from MSM will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • What is your salary requirement
(Open Ended Question)

    • Do you have 2 years or more of directly related experience?
  • I have less than two years related experience

  • I have less than two years experience; but I have a MHA or MHSA from a regionally accredited college or university.

  • Yes I have more than two years related experience.

    • Are you comfortable working on-site?

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume

    Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter

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