Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey has 4 openings for highly motivated Research Assistants, aged 18-20, at the Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies. These positions are intended to collect data for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded research study to better understand the impact of increasing the minimum legal age to buy tobacco and the extent to which this will be effective.
Among the key duties of this position are th following:
Attends mandatory training.
Travels to designated tobacco retail establishments around NJ.
Performs data collection on a variety of relevant measures.
Reviews and edits data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Work collaboratively in a team environment.
High degree of emotional intelligence.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques.
Experience with primary data collection. Background or interest in public health.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
Posting Number: 21ST0752
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 129460
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.