The Research Support Assistant will work on new and ongoing research projects that examine mental health beliefs and help seeking behaviors as well as the and impact of trauma among Asian American families in Chicago and Chicagoland. The Research Assistant will work under the guidance of Professor Miwa Yasui and will be involved in the implementation of the research study as well as contribute to preparing manuscripts and presentations.
Organizes and conducts subject recruitment and data collection.
Interacts professionally with participants and partnering community organizations.
Follows established procedures or protocols, provide assistance to supervisor with research projects.
Assists with developing data collection tools.
Conducts literature reviews.
Conducts data management.
Conduct data analysis, contribute to preparation of presentations and manuscripts.
Provides general administrative support. (e.g. hire, train, schedule, and manage research assistants, handling research expenses).
Work with partnering community organizations to facilitate the implementation of research.
Attend lab meetings to discuss ideas and design new studies.
Other research tasks related to project management.
Knowledge of the interdisciplinary field of prevention science required.
Organizational skills required.
Ability to manage multiple, concurrent tasks required.
Interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with others in research design and implementation required.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
Excellent communication skills required.
Ability to interact with faculty, students, and staff successfully required.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required.
Familiarity with research methods and procedures required.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in the area social work, psychology, law or related required.
Relevant research experience for one year required.
Bilingual in Cantonese, Mandarin or Lao preferred.
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