Bilingual (Spanish/English) Research Assistant

Posted 2 months ago

The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (SPH) has a rapidly growing research portfolio, and is recruiting for a research assistant (10-15 hours per week), whose work will involve qualitative data collection, analysis, and community engagement and support. This work will be part of mixed methods project to build community-based organizations’ capacity to foster health literacy in their New York City communities. 

The position start date is immediate (or mutually agreed upon) and is expected to last until June 2023.  Further extension is dependent on funding availability, performance and research interests aligned with SPH.  This can be a primarily remote position. The candidate must be based in the metro NYC area and available to come into the field during data collection if needed. 

Specific duties:

  • Interview community members and community-based organization personnel
  • Administer surveys to community members and community-based organizations personnel
  • Qualitative data coding and analysis
  • Update data collection dashboards
  • Contribute to preliminary data analyses
  • Participate in community engagement activities
  • Other project-related tasks assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or advanced undergraduate student with research experience) or Master’s degree (in progress or completed) in community health, psychology, or other social science field.
  • Bilingual in Spanish (native speaker) and English
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience (or coursework) conducting community-based research
  • Experience (or coursework) in qualitative data collection,
  • Excellent communication and organization skills

About the CUNY SPH: The mission of The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy is to provide a collaborative and accessible environment for excellence in education, research, and service in public health, to promote and sustain healthier populations in New York City and around the world, and to shape policy and practice in public health for all.

THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, E-VERIFY EMPLOYER.

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