Careers in the Center for Health Equity Transformation
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Study Clinician Position for NCI R01
Please see below for a part-time employment opportunity at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and Center for Health Equity Transformation.
Investigators at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and Center for Health Equity Transformation invite applications for a part-time study clinician/counselor on a 5-year National Cancer Institute-funded grant. The study clinician will be trained to deliver a brief, psychosocial intervention to help advanced cancer patients explore their personal values and pursue values-based goals during cancer treatment. To learn more about the position and apply, visit: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/487380. For questions, please contact: Dr. Laurie McLouth, email@example.com.
Explore the Intersection of Place, Race, and Cancer Health 🌎🏥
Are you passionate about making a difference in cancer health outcomes and addressing health disparities? Our cutting-edge research lab is excited to announce multiple openings for talented individuals to join our team!
🔍 Research Analyst Position (Salary range: $17.24-27.59/hour)
Application link: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/485401
As a research analyst in our team, you'll play a pivotal role in advancing cancer epidemiologic research on social determinants of health. Your responsibilities will include:
- Conducting sessions with human volunteers for data collection
- Participant recruitment and engagement
- Developing and evaluating new research techniques
- Independent statistical analyses
- Assisting in data preparation for presentations and publications
- Collaborating closely with Justin X. Moore, PhD, MPH, the Center for Health Equity Transformation, and Markey Cancer Center.
This role is ideal for someone with strong critical thinking skills and training in pre-medicine, biomedical sciences, epidemiology, or biostatistics. You'll receive comprehensive training and mentorship from Dr. Moore and may have the opportunity to publish and present findings at national conferences! ✨
📝 Part-Time Research Assistant Roles (Salary: $15/hour)
Application link: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/484806
We're also offering part-time research assistant positions that offer a unique opportunity to contribute to impactful research. Your tasks will include:
- Reviewing study interview transcripts
- Applying coding schemes to interviews
- Analyzing and summarizing themes
- Data curation and analysis from epidemiologic databases
- Analyzing large datasets
- Organizing and reporting data using software
- Collaborating closely with the study lead and team
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco and Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screening.