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Assistant Research Scientist I, Grade 14

March 01, 2013 - March 06, 2013
Location:New York City, NY
Salary Range:$19.60 Per Hour
Benefits:Statutory Only
Employment Type:Casual
Division/Department:PI- Gender, Sexuality, and Health
Description:The Division seeks two (2) Assistant Research Scientist.The assists will work on a research project designed to gain a better understanding of gay men's relationships, including relationship power and satisfaction, sexual behavior and sexual risk taking behaviors,and intimate partner violence.

5 hours/week for a total of 60 hours on this research project.
Duties:The data for this project will be collected from gay and bisexual men living in New York City using an online survey tool. The Assistant Research Scientist will be responsible for identifying organizations or venues in NYC where a diversity of gay and bisexual men could be recruited for participation in the study.

The Assistant Research Scientist will then begin recruiting participants from those organizations and venues to participate in the online survey. The Assistant Research Scientist may also be asked to help with other administrative work or data entry related to this project and will be asked to participate in frequent project team meetings to report the progress.

The Assistant Research Scientist is expected to do the majority of the recruitment work in the evenings.
Qualifications:Experience dealing with or connecting with organizations that serve the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community.

Applicant must be extremely organized and detail oriented, able to work independently and as part of a team. The following are also essential to this position: be able to participate in recruitment and tracking of participants; be able to take initiative, and problem solve.

Additionally the applicant must have excellent personal skills and verbal and written communication skills and must be able to engage in professional conduct when approaching venue/organization managers/directors, and participants. The applicant must successfully complete the Research Ethics Training (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) prior to the assignment.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent benefits package, AA/EEO Employer.

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