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Research Analyst

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Research Analyst
Requisition Number RE19670
Working Title
Department Name 7P170:DEPT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
Work Location Gateway or Kentucky River Districts in Kentucky
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $16.49-26.38/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Travel between jails, local research office, and the UK Campus, sitting for extended periods of time, some possible lifting less than 25 pounds


Monday Friday 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Primarily days with additional hours, including some on weekends, if needed.

Job Summary

For this project, we are seeking to hire a full-time Re-Entry Health Navigator who will be primarily based in one of the following counties: Rowan, Bath, Morgan, Menifee, Elliott, Lee, Owsley, Wolfe, Perry, Letcher, Leslie, Knott. The project involves delivering an intervention to reduce substance use disorders and related harms among people re-entering the community from rural jails, as well as working with community coalitions who will guide the implementation of the intervention. Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to) screening prospective participants for eligibility, implementing the intervention, scheduling and conducting surveys and interviews with individuals who use drugs and other community members, conducting rapid HIV and HCV testing (oral or finger stick) after becoming trained and state certified, and collaborating with coalitions who guide the implementation of the evidence-based intervention in their county.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe PDF, written and oral communication, collaborative attitude, professionalism, dependability, flexible, detail-oriented, organized

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

BA plus 2 or more years of equivalent experience.

Drivers license preferred.

Deadline to Apply 08/27/2019
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: 2019-08-14 Expires: 2019-09-13

Career Employment at UK

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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