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Position Information

Working Title GRA
Classification Title GRA/GTA
Position Number M0202621
Hours Per Week 10
Department School Of Nursing
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Student Position Yes
Position Summary


The Graduate Research Assistant provides support to Research Faculty for current research including but not limited to: literature searches, PowerPoint, poster and publication, and grant application support (including managing endnote citations), entry and or coding of research data, data analysis and reporting, other research activities.

Required Qualifications
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office Word and Excel.
  • Internet research experience.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology.
  • Ability to support bibliographic searches for faculty.
  • Ability to work with faculty and self-directed in management of deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experienced user of Powerpoint, Endnote, SPSS, and other software.
  • Clinical background in care of older adults and persons with dementia.
  • Clinical experience in nursing home or home care.
  • Transcription and Behavioral Coding experience.
  • Acumen for using technology (cell phones, tablet, apps,).
  • Experience in funded research team, IRB.
Environment Office
Physical Requirements Sedentary
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

Hiring Range
EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Perform research support tasks including, but not limited to, web-based literature searches and bibliographical searches in a timely and complete fashion.

Description of Job Duty

Perform research data entry and data integrity checking into formatted forms using database or statistical software.

Description of Job Duty

Assist in conduct of research studies as needed.

Description of Job Duty

Assist in the preparation of presentation and grant application documents.

Description of Job Duty

Other duties as assigned.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation