We are seeking a Research Assistant (RA) to support two telehealth projects. The position is open to current Rutgers graduate students in relevant degree programs, such as health administration, public policy, social work, and other related fields. The position will start as soon as possible for a duration of up to 5 months, funding dependent. Hours are negotiable, with a preference for those who can work 10 hrs/wk remotely, at least initially. Applicants must be enrolled in a current master’s or doctoral program and have work experience and academic training relevant to the position.

Position Requirements:

· Strong attention to detail and deep scientific curiosity

· Strong work ethic and problem-solving skills, taking the initiative, and enjoying making sense of complex data

· Experience with conducting literature reviews

· Experience with Stata, SAS, or other data management and analysis software as well as office applications such as Excel and PowerPoint

· Strong written and oral communication skills

· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team environment.

· Understanding of and commitment to the highest standards of research ethics

· Ability to independently work remotely with minimal supervision

· Advanced data management, cleaning, preparation, and documentation skills

· Understanding of basic and advanced statistical analysis methods for survey data

· Understanding of basic and advanced qualitative analysis methods for interview data

The compensation for this position is $20 per hour. Tuition assistance is not available. Members of groups underrepresented in health services and social science research are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume or CV, and list of three professional/academic references to Soumitra.bhuyan@rutgers.edu

Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job email your details to Soumitra.bhuyan@rutgers.edu