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UT Health Research Assistant I - School of Public Health - Brownsville, TX in Brownsville, Texas

Research Assistant I - School of Public Health - Brownsville, TX

Brownsville, Texas

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UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210001P7

Department: School of Public Health - Brownsville Regional Campus

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Location: Cameron County - Brownsville, TX

Position Summary:

Under close direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support diabetes research projects. This position would work under the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Supervises the routing tabulation of data; edits and analyzes the final material in the form of reports and records, including detail and summary tables, graphs, and charts.

  • Conducts statistical analyses using statistical programs and generate reports.

  • Assists geospatial statistical analyses from both large and small samples of data.

  • Assist the training of local public health teams in preparation of an outbreak(s)

  • Involve in communication with local public health teams

  • Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulations, and codes.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

  • General knowledge of research fields.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

  • No years of experience required.

  • Experience working with local public health departments highly preferred.

  • Previous SAS/STATA, R or Python programming skills highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds constantly and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

  • This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

  • This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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