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Research Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 11/20/2017
Working Title Research Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

Eric Roberts, a new Assistant Professor in HPM, is seeking a part-time research assistant (RA) to help with developing several aspects of his research program on aging and low-income populations. Work will primarily focus on assembling and coordinating data requests (Medicare claims, the Health and Retirement Study, Current Population Survey, etc.), literature reviews, and basic Excel analyses.

Job Requirements

. I would like candidates to be able to commit about 10-12 hours per week, but offer flexibility during exams or other busy periods. Interested RAs who want to pursue research further, with potential co-authorship, can also do so in collaboration with me (but this is not a requirement of the position). My work has appeared in a range of policy and health services journals, including Health Affairs, Health Services Research, JAMA Internal Medicine, and Medical Care. For more information please send a brief note and resume/CV to: eric.roberts@pitt.edu.

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 1
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-12
Anticipated Weekly Schedule
Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Crabtree Hall
Posting Number S-05846-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