Research Coordinator/Interviewer - BPRHS
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Position type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Biomed & Nutritional Sciences
Salary commensurate w/ experience and range, minimum $20/hour
Jan 07 2022 Applications Close:
General Summary of Position:
BOSTON BASED - The Research Coordinator/Interviewer position is a 1 year full-time position with the possibility of renewal based on continued funding and job performance. This position will support recruitment and data collection for the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, a longitudinal follow-up study of at least 550 participants. The Research Coordinator/Interviewer will conduct comprehensive health and diet interviews with study participants, in English and/or Spanish, participate in contacting, recruiting and scheduling study participants for interviews, procedures and follow-up questions, and assist with scheduling and coordinating research procedures for participants at Boston research facilities. S/he will also assist with project-related administrative work. The Research Coordinator/Interviewer must be bilingual in English and Spanish.
This position is primarily based in Boston, with frequent travel between Tufts Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and participants’ homes, and travel 2-4 times per month to the UMass Lowell campus.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Associates degree in health related field or relevant area (or HS diploma/GED/equivalent and 3- 5 years related experience)
1-2 years of experience in an academic, hospital or community research setting
Bilingual in English and Spanish, both oral and written
Experience with Microsoft Office
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Bachelors degree in health related field or relevant area
Experience with field work and work in health or nutrition-related research preferred
Experience working with diverse populations preferred
Special Instructions to Applicants:
**Frequent travel between the UML campus, in Lowell, MA and data collection sites in Boston, MA. Must have regular and reliable access to a car.
This position is contingent upon funding.
Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
This is a Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) Bargaining Unit position, Grade P13.
This position is contingent upon funding and is initially for 1 year as a full-time position with the possibility of renewal based on continued funding and job performance.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.
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