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UT Health Research Assistant I - Family and Community Medicine -Casual Status in Texas

Research Assistant I - Family and Community Medicine -Casual Status



McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190000U4

Position Summary:

Part-time position.,Under close direction of research staff, conducts activities to support research projects.

Department: Family & Community Medicine

Location: TMC

Part time/Casual status, less than 15 hours/week

FLSA: Nonexempt


The employee in this position will be working in a setting that involves exposure to:

Patients in a clinical setting. Research subjects with face to face interviews or interventions .

Conducts various face-to-face assessments in a clinical setting involved in research.

Conducts various face-to-face assessments in a medical-legal partnership involved in research.

Travels to clinical sites within the Houston metropolitan area to collect data and communicate with clinic staff.

Collects research and clinical data in accordance with requested method.

Collects and duplicates reference material.

Interacts with research participants in Spanish and English via phone, text or in-person.

Interacts and communicates with other research personnel via phone, email, or in-person

Enters data.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Fluent in English and Spanish.

General knowledge of research fields.

Minimum Education:


degree in one of the basic sciences or relevant experience in lieu of education

Minimum Experience:

No experience

necessary. Previous clinical researchexperience is preferred. Fluency in Spanish is mandatory.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20

pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds occasionally and /or

negligible amount constantly to move objects.

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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