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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE07935
AJE Ref #
575986963
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

The Research Assistant Senior will perform research and provide community education for a radon and secondhand smoke research study. This position will work as a research recruiter and health educator, as well as coordinate research activities and provide community education.

Duties include: screen and schedule research participants, recruit and enroll research participants according to research protocol, and complete interventions with enrolled participants. With guidance, this position will also develop and provide radon and secondhand smoke information, materials and outreach strategies and programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthier homes and lifestyles.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Excellent written and oral communication skills, public speaking, outreach and community engagement.

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

MHP or MPH in Community Health and experience with radon education and advocacy, research, and health promotion preferred. Driver s license also preferred.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/05/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.