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Field Research Assistant
at University of New Mexico
Field Research Assistant
|Working Title||Field Research Assistant|
|Position Summary||Notice: Funding available through 9/29/17; continuance beyond that date is subject to the Department's operational needs as outlined in UBPPM #3200, Employee Classifications, http://policy.unm.edu/university-policies/3000/3200.html |
The Division of Epidemiology/Biostatistics/Preventive Medicine, within the Department of Internal Medicine, is seeking a part-time Research Assistant to play a key role in an CDC-funded cooperative agreement examining the incidence and prevalence of hepatitis C among the under-30 population in non-urban areas of New Mexico. This position will travel to field sites and conduct research activities, including Hepatitis C counseling and testing, connecting participants with resources for HCV prevention and education and drug abuse prevention and treatment, street and community-based outreach, maintaining participant tracking databases, recruitment and retention activities, including managing study calendars and phone call reminders. The majority of the work will be at field sites around New Mexico, primarily day-trips, with occasional over-night trips. This position will be required to drive a study van from Albuquerque to and from the study sites.
|Conditions of Employment|
High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Additional Requirements||The majority of the work will be at field sites around New Mexico, primarily day-trips, with occasional over-night trips. This position will be required to drive a study van from Albuquerque to and from the study sites.|
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||IM Div of Epidemiology (851H)|
|Staff Type||Term - Part-Time|
|Term End Date||9/29/17|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||8/14/2017|
|Application Instructions||Please attach resume and Cover Letter. In your cover letter, detail your directly related experience and how it aligns with the preferences noted on the posting.|