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URMP Research Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/07/2017
Working Title URMP Research Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing’s Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program (URMP) is seeking motivated Nursing undergraduates, freshman through seniors, to work as research assistants on faculty and doctoral student research/educational projects.

Job duties for this experiential learning program vary by research assignment, and may include, but are not limited to: data collection, entry, and analysis; literature review and bibliography management; participant recruitment; and presentation of results.

Job Requirements

Applicant must be an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) student at Pitt Nursing.

Unless an incoming freshman, the applicant must possess/maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Must complete the following education modules: CITI Biomedical Research, Responsible Conduct of Research, and Conflict of Interest and ISER HIPAA for researchers and bloodborne pathogens training.

Other training modules and/or child clearances may be required, based on the nature of mentor’s research.

Nursing students with Federal Work Study awards: FWS may be used for this program, and please indicate if you wish work more than 5 hours/week.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $7.25
Anticipated Number of Openings Multiple
Anticipated Hours per Week Most positions are 5 hours/week maximum.
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Flexible, based on mentor’s project/schedule; most are Monday-Friday

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Victoria Building
Posting Number S-05147-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently enrolled in Pitt Nursing's undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents