Graduate Research Assistantship:
Dr. Melody Slashinski, Assistant Professor of Community Health Education, is currently hiring a first or second year Masters of Public Health student to assist with two ongoing qualitative research projects exploring the intersection of mass incarceration and public health. This position is for fall 2016, with possible extension through spring 2017, 10 hours per week, and includes benefits and the tuition fee. Primary responsibilities include: 1. Conduct literature reviews, including but not limited to database searches (e.g. PubMed and JStor) and literature syntheses; 2. Transcribe interview audio recordings; 3. Assist with the preparation of conference presentations; 4. Assist with research grant development; 5. Meet with Dr. Slashinski once per week to discuss progress. Qualifications: To be considered for this position, candidates must have: 1. Previous experience working with qualitative research; 2. Scholarly interest in mass incarceration as a public health issue; 3. Excellent written communication skills; 4. Ability to work independently. Submission: Applicants should submit the following as one PDF document to Dr. Slashinski via email (email@example.com): 1. Cover letter; 2. Resume/CV; 3. Academic writing sample, no more than 15 pages; 4. List of three (3) references with contact information; 5. Department of Health Promotion and Policy Graduate Assistantship Application Form. Deadline: Applications are due by June 15, 2016.
Research Assistant needed for biostatistical research into mixed effects models. Must have experience with applied data analysis, mixed models, and R coding. Formal training in biological simulation methods, stochastic methods, and practical experience with web design are also required. Fall 2016 semester. Open until filled. Application can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.