DEADLINE: September 30, 2014
Research Assistant Position (50% FTE) - Autumn, Winter, & Spring Quarters 2014-2015
The Department of Family and Child Nursing is seeking to hire a Research Assistant for autumn, winter, and spring quarters 2014-2015. The Research Assistant will be assisting faculty with manuscript and grant preparation, and research. This may include a combination of some the following research tasks: conducting literature searches, accessing journal articles, data collection, organizing and entering data, data analysis, assisting with writing aspects of the grant application process, completing human subjects applications, proofreading, verifying references, and editing.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Must maintain a dependable work schedule and have the ability to work daytime hours
- Prioritize assignments and complete work in a timely and accurate manner
- Conduct literature searches and access articles
- Assist faculty with manuscript and grant preparation
- Assist with research protocols, including possible interviews with subjects, administration of instruments, collection and handling of laboratory specimens
- Organize, enter, and manage data, and conduct data analysis with guidance of faculty
- Predoctoral status in Nursing Science (PhD)
- A strong methodological and statistical background
- Proficiency with MS Windows-based software (WORD and EXCEL); computer data entry and management; experience using SPSS, STATA, or equivalent statistical programs; prefer experience using EndNote.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, prefer experience with scientific writing
- Knowledge of requirements relating to research involving human subjects; completion of human subjects training.
- Interpersonal skills supporting contact with subjects (recruitment, data collection)
Duration: Quarter dates. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the RA and Dr. Karen Thomas, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Family and Child Nursing.
Applications: Please submit letter of interest and resume or curriculum vitae to Karen Thomas at (email@example.com) by September 30, 2014 at 5 p.m. Interviews will be scheduled October 1st and 3rd.
Salary Range: Graduate student salaries and promotions are based on the UW's standard salary schedule. Appointment is governed by a union contract, and RA must maintain enrollment of 10 credits. Note: Non-U.S. citizens hired to perform teaching duties must (1) meet English language proficiency requirements and (2) participate fully in the International Teaching Assistant Program at the Center for Instructional Development and Research (CIDR). Documentation will be requested prior to appointment.
Special Requirement: You can elect to join UW/GSEAC Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.
For more information see website: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/laborrel/contracts/uaw/contract/a28.html.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (TTY) or firstname.lastname@example.org