Graduate Research Assistant

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley

United States

November 8, 2021

Description

Posting Details Assistantship Title Graduate Research Assistant

Job Class Code 10095 FLSA Exempt Minimum Qualifications

1. Must be admitted to a graduate degree program. 2. Must be in good academic standing 3. Be registered full-time for the respective semester – nine (9) semester credit hours during the fall semester, nine (9) semester credit hours during the spring semester, or three (3) semester credit hours during the summer session or be registered in the required number of semester credit hours to fulfill the only remaining requirements of the degree plan.

Posting Number A0630

Working Title Graduate Research Assistant Location Edinburg, Texas College College of Sciences Department School of Social Work Division Provost - Academic Affairs FTE Scope of Job

  • Quantitative data collection monitor—utilization of Qualtrics
  • Quantitative data analysis (statistics)—downloading data from the Qualtrics, data cleaning, descriptive analysis, correlation, regression, multiple regression, moderation, and mediation analysis
  • Sending out gift cards to participation who took part in the survey
  • Mail out paper-based surveys to participants
  • Qualitative interview preparation: select and invite participants, schedule interview time, discuss and list interview questions with project investigators (PI).
  • Qualitative interview through zoom: facilitate or even lead the interview, follow-up after the interview.
  • After interview: type out the transcript according to the recording of the interview, send gift cards to the participants, coding the themes and analyze the interview transcript.
  • Manuscript: literature searching & manuscript preparation—have a chance to be the co-author with the project investigator (PI) to publish journal papers or present the results at conferences.
  • Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

    social work, psychology, health, or related

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bilingual (fluent in Spanish and English)—Required; graduate students/Ph.D. students/Ph.D. candidates.

    Salary Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 10/01/2021

    EEO Statement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

    Open Date 09/22/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants

    Dear Applicant,

    Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

    Date of Birth Social Security Number Gender Ethnicity/Race

    Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

    The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

    Quick Link https: // careers.utrgv.edu/postings/30428

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

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