Position Overview: This is a temporary, full-time position expected to last through July 2022 with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and funding. Work will be conducted in areas within the northern third of Minnesota.
Job Responsibilities: This position works with a CDC funded study to address vaccine hesitancy and promotion of preventive health measures in rural Minnesota among racially/ethnically, culturally and socioeconomically diverse populations. This position will support program activities in and around Beltrami County with an emphasis on recruitment and retention of individuals who agree to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
In addition, this position is expected to:
Support the production of scientific manuscripts.
Support the development of project reports and requests for additional funding;
Take an active role in the development of dissemination activities; and
Assist in training new program staff and volunteers.
Other activities may include 1) assisting PI with literature reviews for peer-reviewed publication; background literature searches, synthesizing the literature, using reference software (e.g., Mendeley, RefWorks, Endnote); 2) assisting PI with other programmatic activities as needed, such as qualitative and quantitative coding of data collection materials.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.