Full-time, Paid, Research Assistant, PCORE

October 25, 2021

Mon., Sept. 13

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Position Description
The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking a Research Assistant (RA) position for the Partnership Community Outreach, Research, and Education (PCORE) core, which is the community outreach component of the City College of New York-Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Partnership.

Responsibilities include:

  • Handling all research and data management needs, which include data collection, entry, and analysis
  • Developing regular evaluation reports for all activities
  • Assisting with manuscript preparation
  • Planning small-scale community events
  • Participating in recruitment
  • Assisting the PIs in developing quantitative and qualitative needs assessment tools
  • Checking and cleaning data

Position Requirements

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree is required, with a preference towards degrees in the social sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology, medical anthropology), public health, nutrition, biological sciences, or other related fields
  • The position requires flexibility in work hours, locations and settings given the need to periodically work in community settings throughout NYC
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Strong data skills (e.g., data entry, management, and quality assurance) and preferably experience with data analysis, particularly with software like SPSS, Access, REDCap, or SAS
  • Strong familiarity with Internet searches and facility with research databases (e.g., PubMed) a plus

Time Commitment