Research Assistant, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute
The Research assistant will work with Dr. Elizabeth McGhee Hassrick at the Life Course Outcomes research program at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute (AJDAI). Dr. McGhee Hassrick is currently investigating social network interventions that promote positive outcomes for people with ASD, their families and communities. Founded in 2012, the AJDAI is a university-level research institute that applies public health science approaches to autism spectrum disorders.
Support the implementation of program area research projects.
Apply discipline-specific skills and knowledge to solve problems and conduct research.
Develop positive collaborative relationships with colleagues at Drexel University and external stakeholders.
Participate in the dissemination of research findings.
Maintain meticulous and well-organized records related to internal and external communications, project management, and all other aspects of the job.
Refine procedures and policies for the planning and management of research projects.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Minimum Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Sociology or closely related field
Some previous research experience
Experience with quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis
Experience with social network analysis preferred but not required.
Experience collaborating successfully with a wide variety of stakeholders
Experience writing research reports for scientific and nonscientific audiences
Strong organizational skills
Outstanding written and oral communication abilities
Proposed Salary: Hourly, can be part time or full time, for immediate hire
Please submit a cover letter, writing sample and resume to Dr. Elizabeth McGhee Hassrick, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please call 773-997-0762 with any questions.
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