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Company: University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Center
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN) seeks a temporary research assistant to assist the Principal Investigator (PI) on a research project. The research assistant will be responsible for data collection which will involve neuropsychological assessments, such as tests of processing speed and data entry and analysis, literature reviews and synthesis.

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in nursing, neuroscience, psychology or a related health science field.
  • Passion for research in nursing science and in cognitive neuroscience or neuropsychology or psychology, as well as to working with patients with neurocognitive disorders clinical settings e.g. persons with traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and mild cognitive impairment.
  • Demonstrated ability of working independently and reliably, as well as responsiveness to research ability to receive and convey information clearly and concisely for various mediums.
  • Fluency in Arabic is desired.
  • Ability to work well with participants in a research setting.
  • Capable of making phone calls and acting in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work collaborativley as part of a team.
  • Self-motivated and conscientious.
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent data management skills and proficient data analysis skills using SPSS.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Master's degree completed or in progress or PhD degree in progress.
    • Experience with conducting research from conception through to dissemination.
    • Experience in randomized controlled trials.
    • Relevant experience related to the respective topics within the two projects (such as cognitive functioning, neuropsychological assessments).
    • Ability to adjere to data protection when dealing with confidential, clinical, and research materials, as well as being mindful about topics related to ethics in research and patient protection.

      U-M EEO/AA Statement

      The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

      U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

      COVID-19 vaccinations, including one booster , are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely and temporary workers. More information on this new policy is available on the website or the and websites.

      Job Detail

      Job Opening ID


      Working Title


      Job Title


      Work Location

      Ann Arbor Campus

      Ann Arbor, MI

      Full/Part Time




      FLSA Status


      Organizational Group

      School Nursing


      School of Nursing

      Posting Begin/End Date

      1/03/2023 - 1/31/2023


      $17.00 - $17.00

      Career Interest

      Temporary Job Opening

Keywords: University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Center, Ann Arbor , RESEARCH ASST II (TEMP), Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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