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Requisition ID:  21453

Undergraduate Research Assistant PUBH Lab JB - Student Service

Job Summary

Dr. Jorge Banda is hiring part-time undergraduate research assistants to work on community-based public health research studies focused on child physical activity, nutrition, and obesity.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to conducting literature searches, assisting with the creation of intervention materials, and data collection. Work will take place at Purdue University research labs in West Lafayette, Indiana and in community locations.  Transportation will be provided to community locations if needed.  Work schedules will vary depending on project needs. 

Research assistants can work up to 12 hours per week.  The rate of pay is $12-14 per hour. Travel reimbursement will be provided.

Interested applicants should submit a resume (including the name and contact information for two professional references) and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, past research experiences, Fall semester availability (days of the week and hours per week), and other relevant skills and experiences.  The review of applications will begin August 22, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.

Please contact Dr. Jorge Banda ( with questions.

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student at Purdue University
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and well organized
  • Ability to work independently and in a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous research experience
  • Previous experience working with children

Additional Information

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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