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University of Kansas Medical Center JUNTOS Research Assistant in Wichita, Kansas

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rJUNTOS Research Assistant




SOM KC Center for Advancing Latino Health (Juntos)


Juntos Research

Position Title:

JUNTOS Research Assistant

Job Family Group:

Professional Staff

Job Description Summary:

Bilingual English-Spanish Research Assistant to assist with health research projects engaging the Latino community in the Kansas City Metro Area. This is a full-time, Limited Term position through the University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Population Health JUNTOS Center for Advancing Latino Health in Kansas City. Some travel to other areas in Kansas may be required. Duties will include supporting research and community outreach activities, conducting health education, and performing data analysis. Must be willing to work some nights and weekends with a flexible schedule.

Job Description:

Required Qualifications:

+ Education:

+ Bachelor's degree in public health, health management, health science or related field.

+ Skills:

+ Bilingual, requiring demonstrated proficiency in written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English.

+ Must be able to work independently.

+ Experience conducting community health education.

+ Working computer knowledge, including word processing, spreadsheet applications, literature searches, and internet literacy.

+ Excellent organization and communication skills.

+ Experience and ability to work with medically underserved Latino communities.

+ Exhibit collegiality and diplomacy within a team environment, have good work ethic, and an understanding of cultural diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Education:

+ Master's degree in public health, health management, health science or related field.

+ Work Experience:

+ Prior work experience as a part of research team in the field of population health and community based participatory research projects.

+ Skills:

+ Experience with translation of health-related documents.

+ Experience using project-management tools and team platforms.

Job Duties Outlined:

+ Support project day-to-day activities (e.g., recruitment, enrollment, assessment, and follow-up of research participants)

+ Perform literature reviews. Support the development of research protocols and quantitative and qualitative data analyses

+ Conduct community-based educational presentations at multiple community settings

+ Collect and document complete data for study participants per project protocols in the multiple study databases

+ Support administrative and outreach tasks at JUNTOS Center for Advancing Latino Health

+ Organize and maintain regular documentation of project activities, reports, outcomes, and data collection

+ Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and maintain timely communication with team

+ Work with JUNTOS team to translate a variety of study materials and educational content related to the health research

Required Documents:

+ Resume/CV

+ Cover Letter

Employee Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

Pay Rate Type:


Pay Grade:


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rApplication Instructions:

rTo learn more and apply online, please visit https://kumc.w 5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/kumc-jobs/job/Kansas-City-Metro-Area/JUNTOS-Research-Assistant_JR002018 (https://apptrkr.com/2365576) or go to https://careers.kumc.edu/ and search for position number JR002018.


rApplications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.


rAbout KU Medical Center:

rThe University of Kansas Medical Centers mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn more at www.kumc.edu.



rKU Medical Center proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package through the state of Kansas, with flexible options designed to meet the diverse needs of our faculty and staff. To learn more about our options for medical, vision, dental and other insurances, as well as our generous time off policies and retirement options, please visit