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Research Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 10/13/2017
Working Title 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 research assistant to work on a funded project about to multicultural diversity in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders.

This position will involve work on data collection and management, materials preparation and distribution, data organization and analysis, preparation of conference and refereed-journal submissions, and helping with administrative activities.

It will be based in 4051 Forbes Tower on the University of Pittsburgh campus.

Job Requirements

Skills include, proficient computer skills; knowledge of relevant software applications, some will be taught as part of the job; good numeracy skills, comfortable with Excel; good writing mechanics.

Key Competencies include, attention to detail and accuracy; dependability; taking required CITI online courses on human subject protection and research integrity.

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 $12.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 2
Anticipated Hours per Week 10 hours per week for 30 weeks
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Flexible – 10 hours per week for 30 weeks

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Forbes Tower
Posting Number S-05715-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
  3. * Are you a student in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have a Master's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter