University of Utah Research Assistant/Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 05/29/2018

Requisition Number PRN17302B

Job Title Research Assistant/Analyst

Working Title Research Assistant/Analyst

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Occasional travel required.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01118 - Alzheimer's Center

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 15.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Gathers, organizes and analyzes data through interviews, literature searches, medical record reviews and related non-lab methods for use in studies, publications and other research related uses. Administers neuropsychological tests to dementia patients. May be responsible for submissions to the Institutional Review Board.

Responsibilities

Interviews the patients and the control group participants to obtain answers to a very broad range of questions. Utilizes interviewing techniques designed to reduce the interviewee’s apprehensions and generate the type of information the pre-tested questionnaire is intended to produce. Edits questionnaires after the interviews have been completed by rereading each question and response to make sure that there are no errors or inconsistencies. Collects and compiles data from a variety of sources; enter data into a computer database.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a Social or Behavioral Science, Liberal Arts, or a field related to the area of research, or equivalency; one year of experience in research and analytical techniques; demonstrated statistical and quantitative analysis experience; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.

Preferences

Previous training and experience with Alzheimer’s or dementia patients or experience working with seniors.

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: employment@utah.edu 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: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, 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 for information.

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