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Social Science Research Assistant (SSRA) - RCMI Community Engagement Core

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Social Science Research Assistant (SSRA) - RCMI Community Engagement Core

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Social Science Research Assistant (SSRA) - RCMI Community Engagement Core
Position Number 819891
Appointment Type Time Limited - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date 06/30/2027
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute (BBRI) is a 40,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art research facility that is dedicated to expanding the University’s research capacity, particularly in the biomedical and biotechnology areas. The BBRI is a broad based multi-disciplinary research and training institute. The mission of the BBRI is to conduct multidisciplinary and inter-institutional research focused on health issues that disproportionately affect minority and underserved groups while providing students with research experiences that will enhance their access t o careers in the biomedical sciences.
Primary Purpose of Position
This position is essential in providing support to involved NCCU faculty, staff and students in their research, professional development and training. The grant will offer experiential learning opportunities in the community for students.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The Social Science Research Assistant (SSRA) full-time position will be responsible for coordinating a major research grant from the national Institutes of Health focused on health disparities. The Research Assistant will play an essential role in supporting this transformative work to further understand the social, behavioral, environmental, and biological causes of health disparities by implementing research activities as described in funded grant applications; collaborating with NCCU faculty, staff, and students on program design and assessment; working with community partners in Durham and rural North Carolina Counties; recruiting and scheduling study participants; conducting research sessions; coordinating working with the project budget; and working closely with the CEC leadership team and investigators. This is a time-limited contract position.
Minimum Education/Experience
• Entry-level with Masters;
• Bachelors and 0-2 years experience
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
N/A
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Recruiting and scheduling study participants; conducting research sessions; coordinating working with the project budget; and working closely with the CEC leadership team and investigators.
Function Research
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Supporting transformative work to further understand the social, behavioral, environmental, and biological causes of health disparities by implementing research activities as described in funded grant applications
Function Instructional
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Responsible for coordinating a major research grant from the national Institutes of Health focused on health disparities
Function Other Duties as Assigned
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Other duties as assigned.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03073P
Open Date 01/16/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 02/09/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. List of References

Supplemental Questions

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