Undergraduate Research Assistant Position Available!
The Center for Research on Health and Aging (CRHA) is seeking an undergraduate research assistant. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable research experience! If you are smart, reliable, motivated, and eager to learn then we want you to be a part of our team!
What we do:
CRHA is housed under the Institute for Health Research & Policy at UIC, where we test and disseminate evidence about how older adults can prevent disability and disease to maintain health. You can find more information about CRHA on our website: http://www.ihrp.uic.edu/center/center-research-health-and-aging
As a research assistant you will take part in an exciting project at CRHA which involves testing Fit and Strong! (an evidence-based physical activity/ health behavior change program for older adults with lower extremity osteoarthritis) to a new enhanced version of this program called Fit and Strong! Plus that also addresses diet and weight management.
Duties as a research assistant would be:
Assisting with program implementation at sites in Chicago
Recruiting, screening, and enrolling study participants
Conducting surveys and interviews with study participants
General office duties
Who we want:
We are looking for responsible, organized and dedicated undergraduates who are majoring in a health or social science discipline. The ideal candidate must have his/ her own means of transportation or be willing to commute between study sites and west campus. The student must be able to commit to at least 20 hours per week.
To apply, submit your resume and a cover letter to Andrew DeMott:
Email: email@example.com Phone: 312-355-3174