Assists the principal investigator (PI) and her research team with conducting research projects investigating how people use their vision and hearing to make street-crossing decisions.
Recruits, schedules and tests research volunteers participating in the studies; inputs data into spreadsheets and databases; conducts preliminary statistical analyses; and conducts literature searches. Assists in the writing and editing of research reports; and assist with general day-to-day office duties such as preparing and submitting IRB applications and reports, assist with grant budget, and NIH grant application forms.
This position is scheduled up to 29 hours/week.
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in science or a related health field.
Combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Must possess a valid US driver’s license and be prepared to drive to a local Bloomington site to conduct field experiments.
Experienced and proficient in using computers, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint for PC; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; and ability to interact (talk and assist) with visually impaired, blind and elderly people. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team; and be self-motivated and meet deadlines.
Preferred: Two or more years of experience working in a healthcare setting or as an assistant conducting research; knowledge about vision and optometry; and experience with conducting literature searches, completing IRB and NIH forms.
Note: This position is funded by a federal NIH/NEI grant.
Indiana University - 12 months ago