Bilingual Graduate Research Assistant

Project & Position Description

The Migration and Health Study: Latinos in Austin is a qualitative study that aims to better understand how migration-related stressors (e.g., anti-immigration sentiments, deportations) influence the mental health and substance using behaviors of Latinos (both migrants and US-citizens). Study recruitment and data collection for this study have been completed. The study is seeking to hire a bilingual (Spanish/English) graduate research assistant (GRA) with experience in conducting qualitative analyses. Main responsibilities include developing a codebook to identify important themes in participants’ narratives, coding interview transcripts, and assistance in manuscript preparation. This is a 10-hour a week position with no tuition remission. For more information on the Migration and Health Lab please visit: https://sites.edb.utexas.edu/mhl/

 

Timeline

This position is expected to begin in October. The period of employment will be approximately 32 weeks with a possibility of extending, depending on funding.

 

Compensation

This position will pay $20 an hour.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Fluent in Spanish (Spanish speaking ability will be assessed during the interview)
  • Ability to work 10 hours/week (flexible hours)
  • Experience and/or knowledgeable of qualitative methods
  • Experience conducting qualitative analyses
  • Graduate-level student status at UT Austin

 

Preferred Minimum Qualifications

  • Interest in research pertaining to Latino and migrant health
  • Experience working with STATA software highly preferred

 

How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should email their CV to Dr. Pinedo at: mpinedo@austin.utexas.edu
  • Please include “Bilingual GRA position” in the subject line

Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:00am

L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 504 Migration and Health Lab
2109 SAN JACINTO BLVD , Austin, Texas 78712

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