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The Student Worker will assist the investigator with an NIH-funded study seeking to estimate the impacts of gestational weight gain on child outcomes in a national low-income patient population. The position reports to Dr. Boone-Heinonen in the School of Public Health.
Research tasks will involve application of epidemiologic skills learned in their current graduate program in epidemiology, including assistance with literature review, data management, statistical analysis, and manuscript review/preparation.
Must be enrolled in or on vacation from or is otherwise registered in a Graduate Program (in Epidemiology or related field)with aminimum 4.5 credit hours.
Expertise with regression modeling, demonstrated by completion of biostatistics coursework.
Demonstrated mature and effective interpersonal communications skills including tact, diplomacy and flexibility with appropriate demeanor to maintain good working relationships.
Strong interpersonal skills to interact with faculty and investigators, staff, students, and visitors at all levels within OHSU and in the community.
Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments in a supervised setting.
Strong organization skills, with the ability to understand overall program objectives and maintain attention to detail.
Working conditions: Typical work schedule is on campus during the typical workday. Some occasional evening and weekend hours may be necessary.
Physical demands & equipment usage: Travel on OHSU tram may be required for a meeting with collaborators.
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