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Graduate Student Worker Research Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/22/2017
Working Title Graduate Student Worker Research Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a graduate student worker. The graduate student worker is primarily responsible for screening intensive care unit patients for inclusion in the research study, obtaining informed consent, brief (5 minute Delirium) assessment, biological sample collection and processing and data extraction from medical records of patients in intensive care units. The graduate student worker will have the opportunity to collaborate on manuscripts and presentations related to the data collected. Professionalism, attention to detail and close collaboration with other team members is key to project goals.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required. Critical care or emergency room experience is preferred.
Position involves independent performance of duties but also includes frequent interaction with and supervision by the Principal Investigator.
Inadvertent mistakes or errors could result in the mismanagement of funds, increased costs, and lost or misinterpreted of research data.

Works directly with study staff to complete duties previously described. Does not hire, fire, or promote, etc. other employees. Does provide input in evaluations as necessary.
The incumbent will have weekly contact with Principal Investigator and other members of the research team.

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 $20.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 1
Anticipated Hours per Week Up to 10 hours per week
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location School of Nursing and UPMC Presby
Posting Number S-05278-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. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter