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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut YCCI Research Assistant I in New Haven, Connecticut

Employer Name: Yale University

  1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. 3. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. 4. Recruits study participants and ensures that subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures. 5. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.

Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated intermediate computer skills using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS

Required Skill/ability 3: Meticulous attention to detail. Self directed and ability to work independently.

Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

University Job Title: YCCI Research Assistant I

Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated understanding of research methodology and strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability with DNA Extraction and PCR for sequencing.

Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability to handle the demands of time sensitive research and work effectively as part of a team. Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

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