Research Assistant II - PT - School of Public Health- Austin, TX
UTHealth School of Public Health
Requisition #: 200000YX
Under general direction of senior research staff for the Texas SPAN Study, conducts activities to support data collection and analysis. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices.
Department: School of Public Health
Location: Austin Regional Campus
Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt
Position Key Accountabilities:
Conducts research activities, undergeneral direction, according to research guidelines.
Research activities such as participantrecruitment, measurement coordination, data collection (including surveyadministration, anthropometrics, interviews, and environmental audits), andtraining and certifying staff in all aspects of field measurements.
Preparing materials for data collection;data processing, cleaning, and entry.
State-wide travel as needed fortraining, recruitment, and measurements.
Maintains adequate level ofresearch supplies to assure timely achievement of research activities.
Maintains accurate and timelyrecords to include training manuals, records, databases, etc. as needed bythe research project.
Coordinates support staff and otherassistants to ensure efficient, timely and high-quality results. Answersquestions or resolves problems regarding routine or more complex duties.
Stays abreast of new and updatedprotocols for research department.
Complies with all governmental andUniversity policies, rules, regulation and codes.
May participate in continuingeducation programs, workshops and seminars.
Performs other duties as assigned.
One year of related experience in a research or clinical lab environment.
May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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