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Hourly Research Assistant

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
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Feb 13, 2024

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Open Date 04/28/2023 Requisition Number PRN13677N Job Title Hourly Research Assistant Working Title Hourly Research Assistant (Baron Stitch) Job Grade B FLSA Code Nonexempt Patient Sensitive Job Code? Type Non Benefited Staff / Student Temporary? Yes Standard Hours per Week 15 Full Time or Part Time? Part Time Shift Day Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, 10-15 hours per week, occasional evenings or weekend hours may be needed

Is this a work study job? Yes VP Area U of U Health - Academics Department 00958 - DFPM-Administration Location Campus City Salt Lake City, UT Type of Recruitment External Posting Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 15.00 (DOQ) Close Date Job Summary

The Behavioral Sleep Medicine Laboratory (P.I. Kelly Baron, PhD, MPH) is recruiting part time position to assist with a multi-year NIH grant that is examining the effects of a sleep intervention on blood pressure


* Collaborates with the study team to meet goals for participant recruitment and screening.
* Schedules and conducts study assessments, including administration of questionnaires and cognitive assessments, sleep measurement equipment set up and download.
* Complies with ethical standards for research involving human subjects.
* Completes other activities as delegated by the PI and the project director.
* Opportunities to contribute to scientific manuscripts and abstracts.

Minimum Qualifications Preferences

Enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree in a health-related field, effective communication skills, Candidates who are native Spanish speakers are preferred but not required.

Special Instructions Summary Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* * Have you been awarded and have you accepted a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year? If no, do not submit this application.
* No
* Yes

* * Have you read and do you agree to follow the work-study information and policy as stated in the Student Work-Study Handbook found on the Financial Aid and Scholarships website? ( If no, do not submit this application.
* No
* Yes

* * Are you a current University of Utah student?
* Yes
* No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

* Cover Letter
* Resume

Optional Documents

* Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 - Member Copy 4) - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169
* Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission

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