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HEAL Graduate Student

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title HEAL Graduate Student
Requisition Number DU07416
Department Name 40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $15.00/hr
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

enrolled at the University of Kentucky

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

sitting for long periods of time, repetitive motion related to computer work


20 hours per week- Specific schedule to be determined with supervisor

Job Summary

Hourly Graduate Research Assistant position for Spring 2021 semester (up to 20 hours per week; $15/hour) – The purpose of this position is to assist the HEALing Communities team with policy research and writing work. This position will report to the Study’s Scientific leads and support research related to state and national opioid policy. Preferred qualifications include: experience working with large datasets, statistical programming and good organizational and writing skills. GRA responsibilities: organize datasets, conduct statistical analyses and prepare reports and papers. Develop and deploy a tracking process for monitoring laws, rules, regulations, policies, and processes focused on opioid use disorder treatment. Advise staff on trending issues and barriers related to the treatment of opioid use disorder. Prepare policy summaries and communicate policy issues through presentations and talking points

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Interest in Policy. Experience working with large datasets, statistical programming and good organizational and writing skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

statistics knowledge is helpful, but not required

Deadline to Apply 04/30/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-04-23

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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