Research Data Associate
New York, NY 
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Job Description

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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Data Associate.

Dr. Joseph Palamar is seeking hourly recruiters for his epidemiology studies examining self-reported drug use among nightclub and dance festival attendees. The studies are funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse.

The ideal candidates are committed, highly motivated individuals who can work effectively, independently, and in small teams. A bachelor's degree is preferred, and students enrolled at NYU are encouraged to apply. The candidates will serve as recruiters who will survey individuals about to enter nightclubs and electronic dance music (EDM) dance festivals typically late at night. Recruiters are also needed during daytime hours to survey students near college campuses. Nightclubs and colleges of focus will be in the New York tri-state area (including some cities in New Jersey and Connecticut) so candidates with access to a car are preferred although this is not required. In addition to administering surveys, recruiters will also try to obtain voluntary saliva samples from a subset of participants. Familiarity with the EDM scene is a plus. Outgoing individuals who are comfortable approaching and speaking to people they have never met strongly preferred. Recruiters will work in small groups to ensure safety.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Approach individuals about to enter nightclubs and dance festivals and briefly determine eligibility and interest in participation in the study.
    • Approach individuals near college campuses and briefly determine eligibility and interest in participation in the study.
    • Oversee administration of the survey (conducted via tablet) and pay participants.
    • If the participant volunteers to provide a saliva sample (to be analyzed at a later date), assist in the collection, labeling, and tracking of the sample.
    • Track recruitment, data collection progress, and participant payments using spreadsheets.
    • Attend short periodic team meetings to discuss progress.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Associate's degree plus one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer literate with good interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Qualifications:
Enrolled in a program focusing on public health, nursing, psychology, sociology
Excellent English and oral communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
Interest in the epidemiology of drug use
Familiarity with EDM nightclub, rave and dance festival scenes strongly preferred
Socially outgoing candidates preferred

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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NYU Langone Health provides a salary range to comply with the New York state Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $28.16 - $32.14 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialty, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$28.16-$32.14/hour
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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