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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 research assistant will work with a multidisciplinary team to analyze wearable data to characterize physical activity, sleep, and quality of life in people with Huntington's disease. The RA will be perform quality control on data, visualize wearable data elements over time and across participants, transform and reshape data, and will assist with the development of models to predict quality of life using data elements collected from the wearable device. Analyses will be conducted with R and tidyverse. 

Required Qualifications*

  • Familiarity with R is required, and experience with tidyverse is preferred.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Graduation from a college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

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


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