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Researcher 1 Soc Behv Science – (STA011651)

Organization H0010 HEALTH Research Institute

Provides expertise in support of research projects in social science, behavioral science, or humanities, including psychology, sociology, education, etc. Performs advanced testing procedures, data collection, and analysis. Prepares reports. May work with human subjects and contribute to grant proposal development. Ensures experiments are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedure, processes, or experimental design. May prepare and/or edit research papers, proposals and reports. Understands and applies fundamental theoretical concepts. Develops understanding of advanced theoretical concepts. Duties: Work is varied and somewhat difficult. Originality and ingenuity is required. Supervision: Receives direct supervision referring complex situation to higher levels.

Additional Job Information
The RESTORE Lab at the University of Houston is looking to hire an energetic and motivated Social Science Researcher to assist with the coordination and execution of clinical research related to health disparities, chronic disease, and addiction. This position would cover a broad range of responsibilities, notably: helping lead recruitment and outreach efforts for the lab as a whole, aiding with different studies currently underway in the lab as needs develop, overseeing undergraduate and post-bac research assistants, and coordinating a major NIH-funded clinical trial that will test an app designed to help African American individuals with HIV quit smoking. Strong writing, analytical, and problem-solving skills are essential to succeed in this position. Prior research experience is required.


Bachelors and 1 year experience

Additional Job Posting Information:
-Department is willing to accept education in lieu of experience.

Notes to Applicant: Position is grant funded.
Salary: 10.81 – 15.94
Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Employee Status Regular/Benefits
Posting Date Feb 2, 2023

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.