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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The University of Michigan, School of Nursing is looking for an Assistant in Research who will be working as part of the Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities on a research project aimed at optimizing HIV counseling, testing, and referral (CTR) for young gay men and trans-identified people. Duties will primarily consist of recruiting participants at LGBTQ+ venues in the Detroit Metro Area (night clubs, community events). Applicants must be familiar with LGBTQ+ culture and people and be comfortable striking up conversations with strangers. Other duties may include partaking in logistical tasks and research coordination duties.

Required Qualifications*

Obtained or pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a health or social sciences field (i.e. public health, nursing, psychology, social work). Must have flexible schedule (will work outside of normal work hours), be detail-oriented, maintain professionalism in non-work environments, and have exceptional organizational skills. Must be comfortable or have experience working with the LGBTQ+ community. Experience working with research participants and some knowledge of HIV prevention and/or intervention preferred. Due to the job duties requiring temporary employees to access night clubs and/or bars for participant recruitment, the person in this position must be 21 years of age or older.

Work Schedule

Working hours will include Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings with some weekday evening hours.

Hours per week: 10-15 hours

Additional Information

Hourly rate: $10 - $14 per hour

Start date: As soon as possible

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.