Research Aide - Temporary Part-time (No Benefits) - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Assists in research work in support of a major research project which may include duties such as gathering, tracking and entering data, preparing support material, etc.

Additional Department Summary:

This Research Assistant position will provide support to the Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) within the Department of Computer Science. The Research Assistant will become an expert user of CAPS' own CARE data analysis software and will perform in-depth special studies utilizing the unique functionality of the software. The requests for these special studies will come from a variety of sources including our sponsoring state and federal agencies and other researchers. Other duties will include creating some training materials including manuals, PowerPoint presentations and instructional videos.

Required Minimum Qualifications

At least two (2) semesters of research support experience (student work experience is acceptable) or a bachelor's degree. Skills and Knowledge:Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with users of varying degrees of technical ability and understanding. Effective time management skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.Good organizational skills and clear communication and writing skills. Knowledge of personal computers, along with basic computer applications to include word processing, database management and/or spreadsheet programs. Preferred Qualifications:Advanced skills in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel. Ability to think analytically. Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information. Good communication skills. Non Classified - Grade NA

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Computer Science
  • Research Aide - Temporary Part-time (No Benefits)
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Laboratory and Research
  • Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS)
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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