School of Public Health, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy 

 (October 2020-January, 2021)

Position description and duties:

Under the supervision of Dr. Van Nghiem and Dr. Andrzej Kulczycki, this person will assist with the conduct of different aspects of a literature review that will contribute to the development of the data collection tools for our cervical cancer screening project in Alabama.

Duration: about 12 weeks starting mid or end of October

Standard hourly rate: $15/hour for ~20 hours/week

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct literature search on relevant topics on PUBMED and other relevant electronic databases
  • Help with the review and critique of relevant literature on cervical cancer screening
  • Help manage relevant data abstraction for the varies studies reviewed
  • Help organize the data collection tools for a community-based cervical cancer screening project in Alabama
  • No travel required
  • No patient contact required

Required qualifications:

  • An interest in studying and conducting research in public health, women’s health
  • Experience in conducting literature searches with PubMed or any other scientific search engines (e.g., Web of Science, EMBASE); or a willingness and a good aptitude in learning this skill
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good writing skills

Interested applicants: by October 15th COB, please send your CV/resume (one of the two, not both) including 1-2 professional reference, a paragraph describing how the position fits you and a writing sample (500-1000 words on health or social topics; samples from class project are accepted) to: 1) Bethany Christolear (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and 2) Van Nghiem (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Thanks!

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