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RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Job Description

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) seeks to hire an individual to assist with a four-year CDC grant that includes partnerships among UNH, the South Dakota Network Against Family Violence & Sexual Assault, Working Against Violence Inc., and Rapid City Area Schools to evaluate a comprehensive peer-led initiative to prevent sexual violence in Rapid City, South Dakota. Ideally, this position would be in Rapid City, South Dakota. However, telecommuting could be a potential option.

The primary job responsibility will be to prepare and maintain a master list of participant names and identification codes that will remain separate from the data collected by the UNH research team.

The principal investigators on this project are Drs. Katie Edwards and Vicki Banyard. You can learn more about their work at http://unh.edu/ivrl/ and http://cola.unh.edu/prevention-innovations-research-center

Location UNH, Durham, NH
Required Qualifications

The minimum job requirements include a bachelor’s degree in social sciences or a related field (masters is preferred), a graduating undergraduate GPA of 3.0, and courses in research methods. Applicants must also pass a background check and successfully complete a series of intensive trainings in which competence, efficiency, and conscientiousness will be assessed.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally, the person in this position could commit to 3 years of employment, with hours ranging from a few hours a week (during less intensive periods) to 30 to 40 hours a week during more intensive times of the project.

Physical Demands
FTE 30-40 hours per week
Salary Information

Hourly rate is consistent with the experience and expertise of the individual hired.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ASP0059FY17
Open Date 04/05/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

A comprehensive land-, sea-, and space-grant university, UNH is the state’s flagship public university and is ideally located in the rural town of Durham, with ready access to the Maine and New Hampshire seacoasts, Boston, and the White Mountains. The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and shared spirit of inquiry. UNH has just under 13,000 undergraduate students and 2,200 graduate students.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
Optional Documents