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Number: 2385
Date: May 10, 2017
Position Title:  Jr. Research Assistant
Grade/Level:  Grade 4
Annual Salary: $25,165 ($48,394 @ 52%)​
Percent Effort: 52%
Duration: 12 months, extendable depending on funding
Center/Institute: Institute for Infectious Disease Research
Project: The Staying Safe Intervention: Preventing HCV among Young Opioid Injectors
Location:  71 West 23rd Street, NY, NY

Final Date for receipt of Applications: May 24, 2017

Work hours will be 7.5  hours a day with a one hour paid lunch generally between from 10am and 6:30pm M-F. Some evening hours will be required on an as-needed basis in order to facilitate participant recruitment and assessment.


-  Work with senior field staff to coordinate recruitment of research participants
-  Recruit and screen research subjects
-  Actively recruit participants in the community, build relationships with service providers, etc.
-  Conduct structured and semi-structured interviews of eligible participants at study site
(including computer-assisted interviews and qualitative interviews)
-  Assist in coordinating interview and intervention schedules at study site
-  Maintain confidential files on study participants
-  Assist in creating and maintaining datasets
-  Collect biological samples from participants for testing and provide results to participants
-  Assist with data management and data cleaning
-  Maintain interview account
-  Assist with relevant literature reviews and preparing project reports
-  Perform other related duties as required


-     HS diploma/GED and one year of satisfactory paid  work experience in behavioral science research, a drug treatment program, or community service-related work
-     Relevant college work may be substituted (one full semester for six months of experience) for all but the behavioral science research experience.

Special Skills:
-     Familiarity with HIV and HCV issues required
-     Experience working with young drug users strongly preferred
-     Experience conducting qualitative interviews strongly preferred
-     Strong writing skills required

Click here to apply online
Or send resume and cover letter to:

Honoria Guarino, PhD
National Development and Research Institutes, Inc.
71 West 23rd Street/4th Floor
New York, NY 10010