Job Information

University of Utah PS Hourly Research Assistant (Work-Study) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 04/12/2022

Requisition Number PRN12350N

Job Title PS Hourly Research Assistant

Working Title PS Hourly Research Assistant (Work-Study)

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19 per week or less

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible schedule arranged each week with Dr. Halpern

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01478 - SOD - EDUCATION

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The University of Utah School of Dentistry seeks a Research Assistant who has experience with SPSS for data analyses to mine the data with respect to some descriptive stats, univariate and Bivariate analyses. Someone who is good in statistics to evaluate datasets.

As a member of the School of Dentistry team you are expected to form positive and productive relationships with peers, students and leadership to support the mission, vision, values, and PROMISE standards (https://www.ped.med.utah.edu/pedsintranet/docs/promise\_standards.pdf) of the organization. You are expected to encourage and foster a supportive, anti-racist, equitable, and inclusive environment for our patients, students, faculty, staff, and the communities we serve.

Responsibilities

Job duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work independently to collect and compile data from a variety of sources; may enter data into a PC or computer terminal. Statistically analyzes data to include calculating the mean, median, and standard deviation, plotting scatter grams and performing multiple regression analysis in addition to other statistical computations. May edit research papers, project reports, proposals and curriculum materials prior to publication or presentation. Prepares format for final disposition of data; maintains an internal library on project information resources and final data collected. May work with research personnel in the design and preparation of research projects and in recording data. May perform other duties as assigned.

• This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Preferences

Undergraduate student who has experience with SPSS , who is good in statistics to evaluate datasets.

Special Instructions Summary

You must qualify as a Work Study student in order to apply for this position.

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email:employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

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.