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Number: 2390

Date: 10/20/17

Position Title: Jr. Research Assistant

Grade/Level: Grade 4

Annual Salary: $8711

Percent Effort: 18%

Project: Adapting an evidence-based HIV/STI risk reduction intervention to address oppressive sexual scripts among substance using heterosexual African American men and women.

Location: 71 West 23rd Street, NY, NY

Final Date for Receipt of Applications: 11/3/17


This position is for approximately 5 to 7 months depending on funding. Hours worked will be about 6.75 hours per week. Specific days of work and work hours may be subject to change depending on study progress; any changes in schedule will be discussed with the employee.



  • Recruit and screen research subjects
  • Take notes at intervention working group (IWG) meetings
  • Code and edit completed questionnaires
  • Schedule screenings, intervention sessions and focus groups
  • Remain in contact with participants
  • Maintain participant related records
  • Perform other clerical related duties as required
  • Maintain confidentiality as required by the project or as directed by supervisors





  • HS diploma/GED and one year of satisfactory paid work experience in behavioral science research, a drug treatment program, or community service-related work



Special Skills:

  • Strong communication (written, oral) skills, friendly demeanor, and ability to communicate with research staff and research participants




- Personal or professional experience working with heterosexual African American men and women





Or send cover letter and resume to:

Stephanie Campos, PhD

National Development and Research Institutes, Inc.

71 West 23rd Street, 4th floor

New York, NY 10010