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Research Assistant II – 1127117 at Dartmouth College

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Employer: Dartmouth College – Center for Technology and Behavioral Health

Expires: 04/30/2020

The Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH: at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth currently has two new Research Assistant positions open to assist Dr. Catherine Stanger on projects focused on digital and web-based interventions for health behavior among young adults and adolescents. The Research Assistants will work on an NIH funded randomized trial of an intervention to improve health behavior among young adults with type 1 diabetes. In addition to other research responsibilities, Research Assistants will serve as health coaches, gaining skills in motivational interviewing and problem-solving training.Research staff will benefit from the rich academic environment of the CTBH. This position provides excellent experience for persons seeking to build skills necessary for conducting clinical research, and for those planning to apply to graduate school.The RA will be responsible for tracking online recruitment and conducting phone screens and verbal consent. They will conduct standardized assessments with study participants at baseline and follow-up, including arranging for HbA1c testing via the mail. Additionally, the RA will serve as a web health coach. The RA will work in the Dartmouth College CTBH offices in Lebanon, NH.Note: Continuing employment is based on availability of grant funds.Required Qualifications:Three years of experience in health care, social service and/or field research, or the equivalentPrior research experienceBachelor’s degree in human services related field, or the equivalent.Meticulous attention to detail; organized, efficient, and able to handle competing prioritiesStrong communications skills