University of Southern California
A dependable, flexible, and detail-oriented individual is needed to join a research team at the University of Southern California to participate in multiple environmental health studies. The aims of these studies are to investigate the effects of air pollutants and environmental chemicals on a spectrum of health outcomes including pregnancy and birth outcomes, cardiometabolic, respiratory and neurodevelopmental outcomes. Investigating disease mechanism related with environmental pollutants exposure using multi-omics data is one of the main research interests.
Employment involves (1) initiating and maintaining contact with participants for the study recruitment and scheduling appointments for study visits; (2) conducting study visits including online and onsite questionnaire data collection and biological specimens collection and transportation; (3) entering data into databases; and (4) providing project support (e.g., IRB application, consenting forms, proposal documents, meeting schedule, data report, website update) to the research study and the study staff personnel and faculty investigators.
Excellent English writing and speaking skills are required
. English/Spanish bilingual candidates are preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational capabilities, superb problem-solving skills, and a demonstrated ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks. Flexible working hours including evenings and weekends may be needed. Prior experience in a research environment is preferred. Bachelorâ€™s degree in a health-related field is required. Masterâ€™s degree in health-related field or MPH is preferred.
The hourly rate range for this position is $28.26 – $33.67. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâ€™s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 1 year Minimum Field of Expertise: Administrative or research experience. Working knowledge of MS Office applications. Demonstrated effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.