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Job Title Job Type College Campus Min. Education
Graduate Student Research Assistant


The Drexel University Urban Health Observatory and Collaborative, part of the School of Public Health, is seeking a Graduate Student Research Assistant.  The position requires a highly-adaptable, detail-oriented, and organized individual who will work on ongoing and new initiatives with Investigators, Project Managers, Analysts, and other staff focused on research projects pertaining to urban health. 


Essential Functions:

The applicant will be expected to:


·        Aid in conducting and preparing findings from literature reviews for proposals, project reports and publications.

·        Assist with the collection of data, including internet searches for data sources, contacting agencies to obtain data.

·        Assist in drafting website content and conducting background research in urban health.

·        Work with quantitative and qualitative data.

·        Assist team members with presentations, publications, and technical reports disseminating project research.

·        Assist with basic office operations, such as filing, meeting and conference preparation, etc.


Additionally, the Graduate Student Research Assistant will work on new initiatives as needed. 


The RA will be available July-Sept and during the school year if possible.  Hours are approximately 10 hours/week during the work day.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications:

• Enrollment in graduate program in public health

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

• Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral.

• Knowledge of PubMed and other literature databases

• Knowledge of bibliographic software (Endnote, etc.)

• Ability to work independently

• Highly-adaptable, detail-oriented, and organized

Preferred qualifications:

• Previous experience working on research projects

• Experience with literature reviews

• Experience with SAS or other statistical software packages

• Expertise in urban health disparities, urban planning, geographic information systems and interest in the history of urban health a plus

How to apply:

Please email: 1. Cover letter (can be as email), 2. Resume, and 3. Unofficial Drexel transcript (print to PDF) to Katie Livengood, MPH, Project Manager, Urban Health Observatory and Collaborative, School of Public Health In the subject line, please write: Application Graduate Student Research Assistant

Department: Urban Health Observatory and Collaborative, School of Public Health

Number of Positions: 1

Location: On-site at the School of Public Health (33rd and Market Street)

Contact Information:
Katie Livengood

Graduate Asst School of Public Health University City Graduate