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Graduate Research Assistant
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Office of Public Health Studies
Date Posted:
March 10, 2017
Closing Date:
April 03, 2017
Salary Information:
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Part Time - Full Time Equivalency: 50%
Temporary - Not to Exceed: September 29, 2017
Extramural Funds

Other Conditions:
Renewable upon availability of funds and satisfactory work performance.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Assist the principal investigator and project staff with epidemiological and evaluation services for the State of Hawai‘i, Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD).
  2. Assist with developing and updating alcohol and substance use profiles for the state and counties.
  3. Provide technical assistance and trainings to prevention and treatment providers.
  4. Participate in conference calls, trainings and project meetings and assist in data interpretation, presentation and manuscript writing as appropriate.
  5. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. University of Hawaii classified graduate student.
  2. Able to work independently under the general direction of the principal investigator of the project and with appropriate training.
  3. Working knowledge of computers and database, spreadsheet, and word processing programs including Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word. Must be able to interact and communicate effectively in a team environment.
  4. Must have strong organizational skills and be able to multitask.
  5. Must be dependable.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. University of Hawaii graduate student in public health or related field.
  2. Prior evaluation and needs assessment experience.
  3. Doctoral student.
  4. Knowledge of database management and program evaluation.
  5. Knowledge or experience in alcohol or substance use field.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names of three professional references with contact information (including e-mail addresses and phone numbers) resume/curriculum vitae, and official transcripts to the address below. E-mail submission is acceptable.
  1. Dr. Claudio Nigg
  2. Office of Public Health Studies
  3. University of Hawaii at Manoa
  4. 1960 East West Road BioMed C105A
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Dr. Claudio Nigg; 808-956-2862;

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