Graduate Research Assistant – Research, 2/12

Graduate Research Assistant – Research, 2/12

Hours per week: 10-12 hours/week

Position Type: Part Time

Organization: Rollins School of Public Health

Operating Unit: Rollins School of Public Health

Department: Behavioral Sciences and Health Education

Position Description: This faculty member seeks to hire a Graduate Research Assistant for federally funded cancer related projects. Primary responsibilities may include:

* Literature review and survey development

* Develop online data collection instruments

* Data collection (i.e. telephone-based interviews) and data entry

* Assist with administrative research tasks (i.e., research related mailings)

* Assist with mixed methods data analyses

* Other tasks may include: attend research meetings and assist in report and manuscript writing.

Background: Many evidence-based interventions (EBIs) exist; however, their adoption and implementation in clinical and community setting is not optimal. Capacity building and active dissemination are required to enhance their update. The cancer-related studies that the GRA would be working on seek to build capacity among health professionals in the areas of use of EBIs and program adaptation. The main project will package, evaluate and disseminate an educational and electronic personal health record for pediatric cancer survivors (SurvivorLink) among pediatric cancer centers.

Minimum Qualifications: Highly motivated, efficient, organized, detail-oriented and interested in or experience working on research projects. Preferred Qualifications: Prior work experience and research preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with Microsoft Office products and databases, especially Excel and Access, and online surveys. Experience with SPSS or SAS preferred.

Compensation: $12/hour.

Start Date: as early as Feb. 11, 2018

Application Deadline: Feb. 12, 2018

(Applications will be screened as they arrive; positions may be filled prior to this deadline.)

Contact Information: Send resume and cover letter by email to:

Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, CHES, cescoff [at] emory [dot] edu

Associate Professor

Rollins School of Public Health

Hallie Udelson, MPH, CHES, hudelso [at] emory [dot] edu

Public Health Program Associate

Rollins School of Public Health


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