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RESEARCH INTERN

Requisition # 312

Position Basics


Advertising Ends on:Friday, December 20th, 2019
Advertising Started on:Friday, November 8th, 2019
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Health and Human Physiology

Salary


Salary:$15,325.00 to Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Part Time
Percent Time:50%
Position Description:

Research Intern - Interventionist



The Department of Health and Human Physiology at the University of Iowa is seeking a Research Intern to lead the INcreasing Steps in PREgnancy (INSPiRE) Study.  This half-time position is for an individual with experience in implementing lifestyle interventions and clinical research. The individual should have the following credentials: a BS in psychology, health promotion, exercise science, or related discipline. Relevant experience may take the place of an advanced degree.



The ideal candidate will additionally have experience in conducting outcome assessments in a research environment and will have the ability to assist in study administration including recruitment, data entry and management, and other study-related tasks. Candidates with prior experience in women’s health or pregnancy preferred. The incumbent must have flexibility in their schedule and be available on nights and weekends to lead phone-based intervention sessions. Options available to work remotely. Anticipated position duration is 12 months at 20 hours per week.



Work Schedule: Hours will vary according to needs of research study.



Background Check: Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.



Please note we will accept resumes and cover letters from those who will be graduating in December of 2019.

Education Requirement:

BS in Psychology, Health Promotion, Exercise Science, or related discipline.  Relevant experience may take the place of an advanced degree.

Required Qualifications:

At least one year of experience in a research environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in conducting outcome assessments in a research environment and will have the ability to assist in study administration including recruitment, data entry and management, and other study-related tasks. Candidates with prior experience in women’s health or pregnancy preferred. The incumbent must have flexibility in their schedule and be available on nights and weekends to lead phone-based intervention sessions.


Online Application Required Documents


 Resume
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:Kara Whitaker - kara-whitaker@uiowa.edu
Clas-Health & Human Physiology
Field House
225 South Grand Avenue
E116 FH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-7907
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/hhp/



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