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The Center for Managing Chronic Disease (CMCD), based at the School of Public Health, is seeking a qualified research assistant with an interest in evaluation, qualitative analysis, and chronic disease prevention and management. The ideal candidate will work on the Food & Fitness Initiative, which is a cross-site evaluation of six community partnerships working to change policies and systems to improve access to healthy, local and affordable food, and increase opportunities for physical activity.
- Perform data extraction for Active Living/ Built Environment outcomes
Assist with analysis of survey data and key informant interview data
Assist in mixed methods and qualitative analyses with coding interview data
Help to prepare written reports and presentations
Other duties as needed
Strong interest in evaluation and qualitative analysis
Interest in systems and policy changes in access to healthy foods and active living opportunities
Sound organizational and analytical skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work collaboratively with other team members and independently
Ability to complete projects with deadlines
Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Power- Point, Excel, and Publisher)
A Bachelor’s degree and prior experience in a research setting with qualitative analysis is desirable, but not mandatory.
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