The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (SPH) is aligned with the American Public Health Association in declaring racism a public health crisis, and our School is committed to becoming an antiracist SPH. We are working to center social justice in our internal and external work as a school and are committed to addressing structural and institutional racism, and to holding ourselves accountable to this work.
This position supports development of a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Assessment and Reporting Tracker (START) being developed for a grant from the National Institutes of Health (https://sites.google.com/view/startstem). The online, informatics-based tool delivers tailored content and returns immediate e-feedback to users based on their results. Under general supervision, this position will help to develop user-facing content and materials for research participants, educators, and program stakeholders. Content may include public-faciing education or research materials for demographic data practices, STEM beliefs, or other related STEM or health content, developed in collaboration with the research team.
This position will assist with study-related preparation and implementation, such as participant consent, data collection, data management, human subjects protections around qualitative and quantitative data, statistical analyses, and assist in scientific writing for publication or presentation. This position involves research; therefore, experience with human subjects research is highly encouraged. This position bridges skillsets of human subjects research and public education.
Bachelors Degree (4 yr) with major courses in field of research/No Experience. OR
AA (2 yr) and 3 years of relevant experience.
Undergraduate research experience.
Human subjects research experience.
Experience working with diverse populations.
Working knowledge of IRB guidelines or ethical principles.
Statistical knowledge and experience using SPSS.
Qualitative data analysis experience.
Science communication experience.
Monday-Friday; primarily between 9:00 AM - 5:00PM though may be variable to support job activities. Telecommuting options available. Minimal travel may be required to support science educaton activities, which may require flights, overnight accommodations, and/or weekend hours.