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Hourly Research Assistant

The Social Research Institute (SRI) is interested in hiring a student research assistant for the months of January, February, and March 2022 for approximately 10 hours per week at the rate of $20 per hour.  This position will work on a community needs assessment being completed in partnership with Latino Behavioral Health Services, focusing on the Glendale and Poplar

Grove neighborhoods located in Salt Lake City. 

This position is for a student with experience in administrative tasks related to research projects, as well as qualitative research skills such as helping organize and conduct interviews and focus groups and assisting with qualitative analysis of interview and focus group transcripts.  Qualified applicants will be able to communicate in Spanish with study participants.

Experience with Nvivo qualitative analysis software is a plus, but not a requirement.  Other skills that would be beneficial but are not required include experience conducting interviews and focus groups using virtual communication platforms such as Zoom.

Applicants must be a currently enrolled student at the University of Utah and be able to obtain, or have previously completed, IRB Certification in CITI Human Research Training for Social / Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel.  Verification of completed CITI Training will be required within the first two weeks of employment.

This position is funded at an hourly rate and may extend beyond the Spring 2022 semester. The University of Utah College of Social Work is piloting Hybrid work. The Hourly Research Assistant will be expected to work a minimum of 2 days per week either teleworking remotely, meeting in-person at the University of Utah’s main campus located in Salt Lake City, or potentially meeting in-person with project partners if needed.

Interested Applicants

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to Dr. Troy Bennett at by 01/21/2022. All applicants will be invited to complete an interview via Zoom during which they will be asked to perform a task related to the core skills listed above.

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Last Updated: 1/13/22