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Student Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 11/22/2017
Working Title Student Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The student will work as part of the Digestive Information Services Core (DISC) within Dr. Whitcomb’s program. Specific duties will include developing RedCap tools, securing devices for clinical use (e.g. iPads), database structure, database cleaning and management, writing analysis scripts, working with faculty on big data sets from clinical and translational research projects.

Job Requirements

Works well with others, training in data management, security and best programming practices, programing in Python, R, and prefer PLINK, programing applications, standard languages (e.g. C++, Java, etc), SASS, SPSS experience with high performance computing.

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 15
Anticipated Number of Openings 1
Anticipated Hours per Week 20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location TBD
Posting Number S-05861-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

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