Research Coordinator (Full Time)- American Indians & Opioid Use - University of Minnesota

Jul 16, 2019

Job Title: Research Coordinator

Job Code: 8352P2

Job Posting Number: 330978

Seeking Research Coordinator to join a dynamic and collaborative research lab led by Dr. Brenna Greenfield at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth, Minnesota. This position is funded by a 5-year grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse entitled, “Changing our paths: Well-being and recovery among American Indians with opioid use disorder.” The project will identify barriers and facilitators to movement through the Cascade of Care for opioid use disorder as well as community-driven and empirically-based solutions to facilitate recovery. The project uses a team science and implementation research approach. Specific research methods include electronic health record review, qualitative interviews, in-person and longitudinal web-based assessments, and community research events and advisory board meetings.

The Research Coordinator will be responsible for overall project management and day-to-day project administration, with input from the principal investigator as needed. This position requires a high degree of independence and self-motivation. Depending on experience, the Research Coordinator may also supervise other research staff or graduate students. This is an ideal position for individuals who want to contribute to American Indian health equity and community wellness. It is also a good position for individuals who would like to advance their career in research or attend graduate school in the future.

The Research Coordinator position will report directly to the principal investigator and will start on or after August 1, 2019. Applicants who can commit two years or more to the project are preferred. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references via the UMN system. In the cover letter, please indicate your available starting date, preferred number of weekly hours, and number of years you anticipate being available for the position. Also describe why you are interested in the position and your relevant skills and background.

Applications will be reviewed beginning July 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please feel free to email Dr. Brenna Greenfield at green970@d.umn.edu with any questions about this position.

Find out more about the position and apply at the University of Minnesota Office of Human Resources website:

https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs ‘External Applicants’

  Search by Job Code “330978” or by Duluth location
  • For the same position with fewer hours, please search for Job Posting 330980.
  Applications must be submitted online. Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references. In the cover letter, please indicate your available starting date, preferred number of weekly hours, and number of years you anticipate being available for the position. Also describe why you are interested in the position and your relevant skills and background.
 
  Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your “My Activities” page and uploading documents there.
 
  To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


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