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


Open Date 08/07/2018

Requisition Number PRN08384N

Job Title Hourly Research Assistant

Working Title Hourly Research Assistant

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 10

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

-Up to10 hours/week Fall ‘18 & Spring’19 semesters

-Flexible to meet individual needs

-Evenings may be needed on occasion

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00167 - CSW Social Research Institute

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $16/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

The University of Utah and Primary Children’s Center for Safe and Healthy Families (SHF) are collaborating on the project Pediatric Integrated Post-trauma Services (PIPS): An Evidence Based Care Process Model for Pediatric Traumatic Stress. The purpose of this project is to develop and disseminate clinical algorithms and tools for medical providers to detect, assess, and manage traumatic stress, facilitating timely treatment and referral and minimizing the misuse of medication. The project goals include 1) Develop an evidence based care process model (EB-CPM) and decision support tools for pediatric traumatic stress; 2) Implement and assess the pediatric traumatic stress EB-CPMfor frontline healthcare providers in primary care and children’s advocacy centers; and 3) Provide national leadership on the use of care process models in trauma exposed children. The initial pilot and statewide implementation are occurring through the Intermountain Healthcare network of Primary Care Clinics and Children’s Advocacy Centers in the state of Utah.

We are currently looking for a research assistant to work with Brooks Keeshin, MD, Kara Byrne, PhD, and Lindsay Shepard,LCSWto assist with research and evaluation of the EB-CPMfor Pediatric Traumatic Stress. This research assistant will have space at both the Social Research Institute and Primary Children’s Center Safe and Healthy Families.


-Entering quantitative and qualitative data

-Transcribing audio interviews

-Conducting interviews

-Visiting sites

Minimum Qualifications

-Quick typing on Microsoft Word

-Intermediate abilities in Microsoft Word & Microsoft Excel

-High-level of attention to detail and organization

-Introductory research knowledge-base

-Graduate student in a behavioral science or clinical field 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.