About the Job The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is seeking a Data Collector to support recruitment and retention and data collection across two NIH- funded studies: 1) an intervention study working with families of young children; 2) a longitudinal cohort study with families with (currently) older children/adolescents. The Data Collectors time would be split between data collection and recruitment and retention. As this person will also be doing data collection, having evening and weekend availability is required. The grant is funded until 4/30/26, and there would be the possibility of extension based on future grant funding.
Job Responsibilities 60% Data collection
Collect research data from participants, both in-person, virtually, and potentially in participant homes. These visits will be scheduled around family’s availability, which is why evening and weekend hours are required.
25% Support recruitment
Conducting recruitment calls, preparing recruitment materials, and scheduling research visits.
10% Administrative duties
Organization of files, data entry, phone calls, attending meetings, assisting in study protocols.
Other duties as assigned.
Translation of data collection materials (e.g., surveys) into Spanish.
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.