The Initiative on Islam & Medicine at the University of Chicago is hiring a research professional to work on a variety of projects spanning community-engaged, bioethics, health services, and educational research under the direction of Dr. Aasim I. Padela, MD, MSc.
The Temporary Research Specialist will assist in the implementation, analyses, and manuscript preparation for a community-engaged, religiously-tailored intervention that aims to increase knowledge on living organ donation among Muslims.
The candidate will participate in the development of a learning institute in which community leaders will gain skills in patient-centered outcomes research and community-based participatory research.
Experience with qualitative and quantitative analyses (regression modeling), survey methods, and project evaluation.
Exceptional time-management and organizational skills evidenced by prior project coordination and project management experiences and/or community organizing activities.
Superb written and oral communication skills evidenced through prior manuscript preparation or thesis writing and experience in working with multidisciplinary project teams.
Advanced studies in religious ethics or Islamic ethics and law preferred.
Education and Experience:
Masterâ™s degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.
One year of relevant research experience preferred.
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