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University of Utah Graduate Research Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 05/04/2021

Requisition Number PRN25942B

Job Title Graduate Research Assistant

Working Title Graduate Research Assistant

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 15-20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible Monday through Friday, but will depend on the needs of the research.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00223 - Family and Preventive Medicine

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $10,000 - $25,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

For the project “Improving QI Skills and Implementation among Diverse Interprofessional Health Teams” the Division of Family Medicine at the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is looking for a Graduate Assistant to support qualitative data analysis and the writing of reports and publications. This position is part-time (20 hours/week) and eligible for full tuition benefit (excluding fees and differentials).

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.


Tasks and Responsibilities

Project Management

Support qualitative data analysis

Support writing of reports and manuscripts

Minimum Qualifications


BS degree health science, social science, or a similar field. Interest in qualitative research. Research experience is a plus.

Type Benefited Staff

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 qualified applicants, upon request and 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”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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