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Research Project Assistant

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Research Project Assistant
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

To provide general assistance for a clinical trial designed to determine dietary strategies to prevent development of Type 2 diabetes. This position will work closely with the Principal Investigator and Clinical Research Center (CRC) staff to provide overall project support. Duties include a variety of organizational, administrative, and research tasks.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, health care, or related field and one to three years’ related experience required. Effective interpersonal and written communication skills required. Ability to work effectively within a team and operate independently to plan, organize, prioritize, schedule, coordinate and make decisions relating to assigned tasks required. Proficiency with standard computer applications and familiarity with data management tools required.

Desirable Qualifications

Previous experience in a clinical research setting or biomedical sciences highly desirable.

Other Information

4-month probationary period required for this position. Position is budgeted for 36-months and is contingent of continued funding. Some local travel may be required.

Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees
Category Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory
Job Type Full-time
FLSA Non-Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 28500.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 54150.00
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end of pay band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 03/02/2018
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Research Project Assistant
Posting Number S1479PO
Department Animal Science/51020
Position Number 00024669
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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