Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 306266
APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCE (BL-APHS-IUBLA)
The Child Health and Obesity Prevention (CHOP) Research Group at Indiana University Bloomington in Indiana is seeking to hire a part-time Research Associate. This is a position that can either be in person or entirely remote. The ideal candidate must be willing to work about 15-20 hours per week. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work independently, and great attention to detail are requirements for this position. The pay rate is between $40-$55 per hour depending on the level of the candidate's level of experience.
Research Focus of the CHOP Group
The CHOP Group focuses on obesity prevention in young children. Our work focuses on understanding environments (e.g., home) in which young children spend significant amounts of their daily lives. We also develop and implement innovative interventions/programs to promote healthy dietary and physical activity behaviors in young children and families. We implement studies in community settings, including the home and child care programs in rural and urban areas.
Develops and prepares research grant proposals.
Develops and submits research manuscripts for submission to peer-review journals.
Develops and submits IRB (institutional review board) applications.
Proficient communication skills
We will begin to review applications submitted in early June.
The earliest start date for this person hired will be August 2023.
The position will last through the academic calendar year from August 2023-May 2024. There is a possibility for renewal after this timeframe, but this is dependent on the candidate's performance and availability of funds.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.