One Project Assistant position is available at the Cary Institute of
Ecosystem Studies pertaining to The Tick Project (www.tickproject.org)
which is developing and testing a new approach to
reducing the incidence of tick-borne disease in residential neighborhoods.
This postion (17007-I) assists the Human Subject Research Specialist
with community relations. This Project Assistant will assist with
research that focuses on human exposure to ticks and
tick-borne pathogens. Duties will include interacting with study
participants from residential neighborhoods by phone and e-mail,
addressing questions and concerns of study
participants, collecting information on behaviors relevant to human
exposure to tick borne disease, and interacting with regional and
national health agencies to collect and maintain
epidemiological data. Experience in public or customer relations
required. Currently-enrolled college students encouraged to apply.
Employment to begin immediately, with an end date of approximatley
August 15, 2017. Job is full-time, 35 hours per week. This is an hourly,
non-benefitted position. Wage is commensurate with
education and experience. The final candidate will be required to
complete a post-offer, pre-employment driving background check
successfully. Onsite or nearby housing may be available.
Posting is open until filled.
Please submit job application via
http://www.caryinstitute.org/who-we-are/jobs and include a single PDF
file consisting of a letter of application, a resume, and the names,
phone numbers and
e-mail addresses of three professional references.
The Cary Institute is an Equal Empoyment Opportunity (EEO) and
Affirmative Action (AA) employer. It is our policy to provide equal
employment opportunities to all qualified applicants
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, familial status, protected veteran or
disabled status, or genetic information.