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Full Time Data Collection Position

The Department of Epidemiology and Community Health is announcing a full time data collection position. This position begins January 3rd, 2012 and applications for this position are being accepted now.

The position is with NET-Works, an obesity prevention research study, and it is hiring a 75-100% Community Program Specialist / Data Collection Coordinator to serve on and supervise a data collection team to recruit and conduct measurements on 500 families of 2-4 year olds. This position requires flexible day and evening hours (some weekend days might be required). Data collection training including working with human subjects and HIPAA will be provided and is required.


Work Days
30-40 hours/week with some evenings or weekends

Timeline
Apply now, hiring in December, to start by January 3rd 2012. Data collection runs through 2016


Position requires prior experience working on a research study and the ability to work well with participants, as well as supervise other data collection staff. Bachelor's or equivalent required, M.P.H. or similar preferred. Spanish fluency would be ideal.


Data collection activities

Telephone eligibility screening

Home data collection visits including:
Consent
Administering survey
NDSR dietary recall
Accelerometry
Anthropometrics (height, weight, waist circumference and skinfold)
Data entry and cleaning


For more information

Please contact a NET-Works staff member (Annie Hotop (612-626-9174) or Sara Veblen-Mortenson (612-624-9378) if you would like more information about this position, or apply through the Office of Human Resources:

Requisition Number 174933

employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=98782

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