University of Utah Graduate Assistant - Kang Lab in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/26/2018

Requisition Number PRN08025N

Job Title Graduate Asst (E)

Working Title Graduate Assistant - Kang Lab

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 10

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00272 - CON Nursing

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $10,417

Close Date

Job Summary

The Graduate Assistant will work on a qualitative study interviewing patients with heart failure in their homes after hospital discharge.

Study participants will be asked about their symptoms. The Graduate Assistant will assist with participant recruitment, conducting the interviews, data management, and qualitative data analysis.


Recruit participants with flyers at recruitment sites.

Obtain signed consent forms.

Interview study participants in their homes.

Upload and manage data using predetermined software.

Qualitative data analysis

Minimum Qualifications

Health sciences graduate student with experience in qualitative research.

Good communication skills with older adults.

Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.


Certification in Good Clinical Practice andHIPPAcompliance is preferred.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.