Boston University RESEARCH ASSISTANT, School of Public Health, Epidemiology in Boston, Massachusetts

Tracking Code 6152/F1318 Job Description

Part-time research assistant on research study. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the participant coordinator for the Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. This is a longitudinal study which has followed a closed cohort of men since the 1960s. Study participants are seen in routine in-person visits conducted at the VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain campus. The employee is hired to schedule and coordinate these in-person study visits, and maintain contact with participants on an as-needed basis. He/She will ensure that participants complete all the required activities, including a physical examination, and cognitive and psychosocial assessments, during visits. He/She is also expected to enter data collected from participants into the study database.

Required Skills

High School Diploma and 1-3 years' relevant experience

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Part-Time