Part-time, Volunteer, Bilingual Research Assistant, Weight Management
February 17, 2020
Position Description The MOTIVATE Research Lab, led by Dr. Melanie Jay, is seeking a student, interested in pursuing a career in healthcare and obesity-related research, to serve as a research intern to assist with a trial focusing on obesity prevention. This announcement is for the Firework (Financial Incentives for Weight Reduction) study, which is testing different models of financial incentives for weight loss in low-income neighborhoods.
Conducting literature searches
Recruiting patients/subjects by phone and/or mail
Performing study visits, piloting materials in primary care
Performing data analysis
Piloting materials in primary care
Preparing abstracts and manuscripts
Performing administrative duties
Must be bilingual in English and Spanish
Part-time (10 hours a week), with a minimum commitment of one year.
To apply, please e-mail your resume or CV, cover letter, and two references to Victoria Sweat with "MOTIVATE Research Internship Opportunity" in the subject line.