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Research Associate I

Research Associate I

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Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
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NWAC Northwest AR Campus Research
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The Research Associate will be responsible for working with the Senior Director of Research and Evaluation to provide support to Office of Community Health and Research in writing, evaluation, and documentation of work performed by the Office. Work will be completed consistent with the requirements of funders and publications where articles are submitted.


UAMS offers amazing benefits & perks:

  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS.
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only).
  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family.
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000.
  • Leave Time: 11 paid holidays annually, up to 22.5 days of annual vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave.
  • Career Training Opportunities.


Salary: Negotiable



Performs data analysis on grant funded projects.


Writes and edits grant related reports and health articles


Provides consultation and support to colleagues and partnering researchers in relation to data analysis and writing and editing of professional journal articles.  


Participates in research projects in a leadership or supportive role including writing/reviewing protocols, consent documents, and data collection instruments.  


Other duties as assigned



Master's degree in a health, business or other related field plus three (3) years of research experience.  Preferred - PhD in Health, Business or related field plus two (2) years of research experience.  


Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; strong problem solving skills; able to understand and analyze complex human subject research issues; ability to work independently and interdependently; experience with Microsoft Office required; excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to follow oral instructions; ability to work under deadline pressure. Must have mature judgment, as confidential information is routinely encountered.


Valid AR drivers' license required with current automobile insurance and reliable car for moderate travel to UAMS in Little Rock, AR and surrounding communities (mileage reimbursed at the current state mileage reimbursement rate). A state vehicle is not available. Occasional out-of-state travel required.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Continuously
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: None