Research Aide (Staff Wage)
Job ID: R0035623 | Laboratory Research | Part Time | Christiansburg, VA
The Department of Public Health Sciences in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia (UVA) is currently seeking a motivated individual interested in public health research to act as a research aide to support the execution of community-based research projects in Christiansburg, Virginia. The research projects are related to nutrition, obesity and cancer. This position is with Dr. Jamie Zoellner's team and in affiliation with the UVA's Community-Based Health Equity Research Program and the Cancer Control and Research Program (see links for additional information):
Specific tasks will include preparation of programmatic and data collection materials, assisting with data collection and recruitment activities, research participant management, data management and analysis, and being a resource for routine laboratory activities. This job requires some in-state travel; must have a valid Virginia state driver's license.

This is a wage position that is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link:

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will require a DMV and heath screen. Please refer to the University of Virginia Health Screen Policy (SPAKA).

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: None.
  • Licensure: None.

Sitting for sustained periods of time.

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Christiansburg, VA
Christiansburg, VA

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