Rutgers, the State University Of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Student Assistant for the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology within the School of Public Health (SPH).
The Student Assistant’s main function is to assist with project coordination and implementation of the Firefighter Cancer Assessment & Prevention Study (CAPS). This position will be responsible for data collection, management, cleaning, and analysis. This position will also assist with project management and the preparation of reports, presentations, and manuscripts related to study findings.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assists with ongoing data collection (both quantitative and qualitative) and project coordination for CAPS.
Attends and prepares agendas for weekly research team meetings.
Assists with data cleaning and database management within REDCap.
Helps facilitate study activities in the field.
Reviews selected literature relevant to study activities.
Prepares summaries and reports.
Assists with Institutional Review Board submissions and maintenance of approvals.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Must be a current Rutgers student.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and statistical computing software (SAS).
Strong communication and analytical skills.
Must possess ability to pay close attention to detail and collaborate with research team.
Currently enrolled as a graduate student at Rutgers School of Public Health (SPH), or successfully completed MPH graduate program.
Posting Number: 21ST0008
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 124513
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.