Research Assistant

Posted by Richard Van Horn on January 31, 2021

POSITION TITLE:  Research Assistant
EMPLOYER:  Innovation Research & Training
LOCATION (City, State):  Durham, NC
WEBSITES:   www.irtinc.us; www.mentoringcentral.net

START DATE:  Available immediately

JOB DESCRIPTION


Innovation Research & Training (IRT) seeks a part- or full-time Research Assistant to work on qualitative and quantitative research, training and intervention development, technical assistance, and customer support projects in the fields of mentoring and prevention.

Job Description: Participate as a team member on research, evaluation, training, technical assistance, and customer support projects. Responsibilities include conducting scientific literature reviews; assisting with writing presentations, manuscripts, and grant proposals; recruiting study participants; collecting, transcribing, coding, and entering data; maintaining meeting minutes; helping with developing and writing in-person and online training and intervention programs; and assisting with customer support and administrative work.

Requirements: 2 or more years of research experience in psychology or related field as an undergraduate or post-baccalaureate. Must be able to work as a team member as well as independently; take initiative; be extremely attentive to detail; and have excellent interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will need to be familiar with all Microsoft Office programs as well as have strong writing and verbal communication skills.

Compensation:  Salary is based upon education and previous work experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes BCBS health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, PTO, an employer-matched SIMPLE IRA, and more. Drug-free, smoke-free work environment. No relocation assistance available.

Company:  iRT is a small behavioral science research and development firm located in Durham, North Carolina. IRT specializes in the development, evaluation, and dissemination of evidence-based prevention and intervention programs and services to improve the lives of children, adolescents, and families.

Our team is working entirely remotely due to COVID-19. All interviews will be held via video conference.

 If interested, please submit a cover letter including your available start date, CV or resume, at least one scientific writing sample, and three references to Dr. Janis Kupersmidt at jkupersmidt@irtinc.us.