Research Assistant 2

Uconn Health Center Farmington , CT 06030

Posted 7 months ago

At UConn Health this grant funded position is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks for assigned research projects, programs or segments.


Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade in the performance of routine research duties and under closer supervision when performing more advanced tasks.


May lead/supervise lower level employees as assigned.


  • Industry-leadinghealth insurance options and affordability

  • Generous vacation and sick-time plans

  • Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options)

  • Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members

  • Quick commute accessfrom I-84, Rte 9 and surrounding areas

  • State of the art facility and campus environments

  • Progressive leadership and educational development programs available

Schedule: 40 hours per week, Mon

  • Fri, 8:00am

  • 4:30pm with a 30 minute meal break


  • Performs data collection

  • Interviews project participants

  • Performs data analysis

  • Records and reports test results

  • Researches literature to determine methods applicable to the study being performed

  • Assists in the dissemination of center protocols and project results using multi-media

  • Performs related duties as required.



  • Knowledge of relevant research protocols, principles and practices

  • Knowledge of scientific techniques

  • Knowledge of experimental design, relevant computer applications

  • Knowledge of data resources in applicable scientific fields

  • Oral and written communications skills

  • Ability to identify, produce, organize, analyze, evaluate, interpret and present data.


General Experience:

Bachelors degree in the appropriate discipline, i.e.,Special Education, Health Care,Psychology plus one (l) year of research experience collecting and analyzing data. Experience with qualitative and quantitative data analysis.

Degrees in other areas may be substituted on a case by case basis

Substitutions Allowed:

College training in a relevant discipline may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelors degree.


  • Data management experience: collection, organization, cleaning of data

  • Experience collecting and analyzing data sets across a number of separate projects to improve processes and outcomes.

  • Experience interviewing and applying research protocols to community based organizations and staff.

  • Experience with Excel and SSPS, managing and manipulating multivariate data sets, collecting community data.

  • Ability to write final reports for federally funded grants.

  • Incumbents in this class may be required to undergo periodic tests or immunizations for communicable diseases


  • Master's Degree

Working Conditions:

Incumbents in this class may occasionally be required to lift heavy objects such as standard laboratory equipment and/or trays/boxes or glassware; may be exposed to such hazards as broken glass, toxic vapors, radioactive materials, and toxic or disease carrying substances.

Full Time Equivalent Minimum Salary: $57,595.00

Why UConn Health

UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

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