University of Utah Student Research Asst (Work Study) in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/20/2016

Requisition Number PRN05589N

Job Title Student Research Asst

Working Title Student Research Asst (Work Study)

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 10-15

Full Time or Part Time?


Work Schedule Summary

Flexible within Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 01518 - Neuromuscular Research



Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 7.25 to 10.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Neuromuscular Division of the Department of Neurology is looking for a reliable, detailed oriented student with work study funding to assist with a variety of research support functions.


Duties include:

-Filing and Maintaining Research records with attention detail and confidentiality.

-Data entry.

-Maintaining inventories.

-Assisting personnel with laboratory upkeep.

-Implementation of the Program’s website.

Additional tasks for both lab and office may be assigned to those with demonstrated ability.

Minimum Qualifications

-Strong organization skills.

-Computer literacy, familiarity with REDCap database ideal.

-Ability to prioritize and multitask.

-Interest in scientific research and/or medicine.

Prior work experience.

This job posting is only available to University of Utah students who have been awarded a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year. Please login toCISand go to the Finance/Financial Aid section to view your Financial Aid Status. If you have not received a Federal Work-Study Award, then do not complete and submit this application. Before hire, this employer will confirm that you have received a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year.


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.