Research Assistant

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

ID: 7069962
Posted: September 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Organizational Overview
At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Anticipated Hiring Range $25-29
Campus MCV Campus
Position Type Hourly
Normal work days
Normal work hours
Job Category Research
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant.
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical No
Description of the Job
The research assistant will provide support for grant-funded research examining structural barriers to HIV care in the US South. The position will conduct analysis using complex administrative and prescription claims data, conduct literature reviews, formally document all analysis, assist in writing manuscripts and other reports, and other support activities as needed. The research assistant will be part of a broader team of faculty, students, and staff and will engage in weekly core team meetings, bimonthly full team meetings, and other meetings as requested.

Required Qualifications
-Experience conducting a literature review and data analysis
-Experience in quantitative data analysis
-Knowledge and experience in preparing manuscripts and academic writing