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We are hiring part-time Temporary Health Survey Research Aides for a series of
community-based research studies funded by Cornell University. As part of this
project, we will be conducting a series of projects across the U.S. that will
examine intersections between culture, politics, and health. This IRB-approved
research will consist primarily of qualitative interviews and brief surveys
with individuals and various professional/community stakeholders.
We are seeking professional, organized Research Aides to support our
recruitment of participants and data collection efforts. This is a paid part-
time position which will begin in approximately mid-October at last up to a
year with the possibility of extension. Primary responsibilities for this
position will be to help coordinate data collection. This will consist of
making and receiving calls from current and prospective participants and doing
various recruitment screenings. The Temporary Health Survey Research Aides
will also conduct surveys and qualitative interviews in-person and remotely.
There will be no cold calls--all communications will be with existing
participants or individuals who have indicated an interest in the research
project. Scheduling is somewhat flexible. The average hourly workload will be
between 7 and 15 hours a week, however this may vary. This position is not
eligible for benefits.
• Recruiting and screening participants for studies via phone/Zoom (no cold
• Making and receiving phone calls about studies
• Conducting surveys or interviews in-person and via phone/Zoom
• Entering and managing screening and survey data in a database
• Other optional professional development opportunities
Outgoing personality and willingness to interact with diverse people via
phone, email and possibly Zoom
Demonstrated interest in public health or social services
Must live in or near New York City, (no exceptions)
As Associates degree of higher
Experience using a laptop or tablet (e.g., Microsoft Surface or Apple
Access to laptop or tablet and reliable wireless internet at home
Excellent email/phone communication and reading/writing skills
NOTE: Only applications that include all required information (cover
letter and resume) will be considered. We have found it most efficient to
save as one document prior to attaching.
No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.
University Job Title:
Temporary Research Aide
Temporary Academic Support
No Grade - Hourly
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