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Research Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 11/15/2017
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, School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) is currently seeking two qualified individuals to serve as Research Assistants on the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs – Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) initiative.
The selected candidate(s) will report directly to the Project Director. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: administering follow-up questionnaires; follow up phone calls and other administrative/research tasks as needed.
This position will work 20 hours per week and will follow a process that may require making follow-up phone calls at different time points within a 24 hour period; evening and weekends may require flexibility. The exact schedule will be determined at the time of hire.

Job Requirements

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; experience in interviewing is required; possess strong organizational skills; ability to maintain confidentiality; dependable and detail oriented individual.

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 $10.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 2
Anticipated Hours per Week
Anticipated Weekly Schedule
Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location The Offices at Baum, Floor 3
Posting Number S-05818-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
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter