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We are seeking Spanish/English bilingual/bicultural Research Assistantfor a Learning Health Science Systems K12 funded project in the area of early childhood development including developmental delay and early school readiness. The project specifically addresses the role of the pediatric clinic in supporting Latino/x parents prepare children for school and support the developmental needs of their child and their preferences for clinic-based interventions to support parents. TheResearch Assistant willbe responsible for the day-to-day activities of the project including the development of materials, scheduling and organizing recruitment of study participants, facilitate focus groups and interviews, supervision of data entry and data transcription, data analysis including code book development and theme analysis. The Research Assistantwill also be the studys primary translator for Spanish language materials and will conduct Spanish language qualitative focus groups and interviews.
Bachelors degree in related field with no experience OR Associates degree and 3 years of relevant experience.
Ability to speak, read, and translate Spanish.
Masters degree in related field.
Prior experience with research project management.
Experience in child development, health services research, survey research, qualitative research, statistical programming and/or community-based interventions.
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In addition, specific experience in early childhood education, school readiness, child development, health services research, qualitative research, statistical programming and/or community-based interventions is valued. Prior experience in project management would also be helpful.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or email@example.com.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm