Research & Writing Assistant - Brown School | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary Participate in planning, designing and conducting research studies. Job Description Primary Duties & Responsibilities Conducts literature review, analysis , and synthesis with an understanding of tobacco control research and determine what is credible research information. Writes and edits user guides and other translational products, translating complex information into âeverydayâ™ language for mass audiences. Develops layout and graphics for dissemination products. Maintains databases and other project tracking tools. Other duties as assigned. Special Instructions Please include a cover letter. Preferred Qualifications Masterâ™s degree in public health, social work, social sciences, public policy or other related field. Experience translating complex information into âeverydayâ™ language for mass audiences. Experience with report design and developing graphics for effective communication of research/evaluation findings. Experience with tobacco prevention and cessation programs, research, or policies. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud software ( e.g., Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator). Experience performing literature search, summary, and synthesis. Experience writing research/evaluation reports. Proficient computer skills, experience with Microsoft Office required. Ability to translate complex written information into simple terms. Strong attention to detail. Highly dependable and organized. Ability to work independently or as a part of a team. Ability to work with multiple project teams at any given time. Required Qualifications Bachelors degree in related field; minimum two years of research/field experience. Grade R07-H Salary Range $15.77 - $26.83 / Hourly The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.