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Research Assistant

Located in both the Durham and Concord offices at the Institute on Disability, under the general direction of Research Associate Professor, this position will analyze data in database and create reports, draft literature reviews, and assist with other duties, as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in project trainings to learn how to securely and accurately collect, manage, and track student, facilitator, and school data.
  • Meet regularly by email, phone, and distance technology for supervision with research project coordinator Jesse Suter
  • Attend RENEW trainings to collect training fidelity data.
  • Run data analyses under the supervision of the research team.
  • Verify the accuracy & validity of data entered and correct any errors found.
  • Conduct detailed literature reviews and\or develop annotated bibliographies
  • Assist in the development of peer-reviewed journal or conference articles; opportunities to co-author articles may also be available

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree required, doctoral work preferred
  • Ability to work in a team setting.
  • Advanced proficiency of Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Proficient working with databases including with SPSS and Excel
  • Ability to take direction and work independently as needed.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with highly sensitive information.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally, and in writing.
  • Ability to solve problems independently.
  • Organizational and time-management skills.
  • Must be able to successfully complete IRB compliance training as required when working with human subjects research data

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest and ability to work with Researchers and other faculty.
  • Interest and abilities in research and data analysis.
  • Strong organization skills, particularly for tracking ongoing data collection across multiple schools.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, SPSS, and experience with data collection and management.
  • Experience with various quantitative data analysis methods.
  • Special education, counseling, and/or mental health experience preferred.

​Salary Information

  • 10 hours week/ Hourly rate range $20-$28 TBD

​About Us

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

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.

To Apply

To apply and learn more about this position visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/35091.