University of Utah Research Assistant/Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 09/18/2018
Requisition Number PRN18420B
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
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00263 - Surgery Research
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 21.63
Open Until Filled Yes
Research Assistant/Analyst position in the Department of Surgery.
Collects and compiles 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.
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.
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.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
1. Knowledge pertaining to transfer of data between large databases
2. Familiarity with usingSQLbased software
3. Fluent with Excel software
4. Ability to learn software compatible to Electronic Medical Record (query tools)
5. Health care related work experience
6. Familiarity with medical terminology
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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